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Scottish Parliament passes legislation establishing Scotland's first tax collection system for 300 years

Legislation which will establish and govern Scotland's first tax collection system in 300 years has been passed by the Scottish Parliament. 21 Aug 2014

Developers can now claim video games tax relief in the UK

Developers of 'culturally British' video games can now claim tax relief on some of the production costs in the UK under a video game tax relief scheme which came into effect on Tuesday.  20 Aug 2014

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...

  • Tax and procurement

    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 May 2014.

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Tax avoidance scheme disclosure rules to be broadened so that accelerated payment rules apply to more schemes

The UK government wants to widen the Disclosure of Tax Avoidance Schemes (DOTAS) rules so that more tax schemes will fall within new rules requiring accelerated payments of tax, according to a new HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) consultation document . 04 Aug 2014

Use of APN power could backfire on HMRC, says expert

OPINION: New power designed to help Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) recover tax from users of UK tax avoidance schemes could backfire heavily and leave HMRC overwhelmed and struggling even to fulfil its basic duties. 25 Jul 2014

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Expertise in Corporate Tax

We provide the full range of corporate tax and advisory services to our clients. Our experience includes indirect taxation and customs duties. Our team of lawyers, accountants and former HMRC officers gives us a broad perspective and enables us to view tax issues in the way that your business does.

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