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Diverted profits tax: Businesses still have concerns over final legislation says expert

Businesses still have concerns over the drafting of a new tax on multinationals said tax expert Heather Self  of Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind She was commenting after the UK's Finance Bill, which contained the legislation for the new... 27 Mar 2015

Tax expert: rush to enact 2015 Finance Bill leaves no time for proper parliamentary scrutiny

The UK government's rush to enact this year's Finance Bill before parliament is dissolved on 30 March leaves no time for proper scrutiny of some complex new tax rules, an expert has said. 25 Mar 2015

Out-Law Guides

  • Tax Disputes: Follower Notices and Accelerated Payments

    New provisions, which came into force on 17 July 2014, are designed to remove the cashflow advantage for the taxpayer that currently exists in relation to most direct tax disputes and to help HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to clear the backlog of disputes...

  • Tax and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as asset transfers, employment, issues for directors, real estate, pensions, litigation, third party contracts...

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    This guide was updated in March 2014

  • Financial Transaction Tax

    This guide was updated in May 2014 .      

  • Worldwide Debt Cap

    This guide was last updated in May 2014.

  • Patent box regime

    This guide was updated in December 2014.

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Oil and Gas Authority's powers to fine will 'encourage firms to do things differently', expert says

A new industry regulator responsible for maximising recovery of remaining UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) reserves could be given the power to issue fines of up to £1 million and revoke the licences of operators that do not extract enough oil and gas, the UK government... 25 Mar 2015

Diverted profits tax: Notification improved but still concerns for real estate, said expert

Changes to the notification requirements for diverted profits tax (DPT) are welcome, but there are still concerns about real estate transactions and a "nasty sting in the tail" for oil and gas companies, said Heather Self , a tax expert at Pinsent Masons,... 20 Mar 2015

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Expertise in Corporate Tax

Over the last few years the pressure to increase tax revenues has led to continued complex changes to tax legislation, coupled with a more aggressive approach to tax planning from HMRC. Our team of lawyers, accountants and former HMRC officers gives us a broad perspective and enables us to guide you through the maze of complex rules to help you achieve your business objectives.

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