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Cutting tax burden is ‘priority policy for economic growth in EU’ say finance ministers

Reducing the “tax burden on labour must remain a clear policy priority”, European Union finance ministers have said. 16 Sep 2014

Employee Benefit Trust settlement opportunity will be withdrawn on 31 March 2015

Employers who used an Employee Benefit Trust (EBT) before 6 April 2011 must notify HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) by 31 March 2015 if they wish to take advantage of the terms of the EBT Settlement Opportunity, HMRC has announced .  15 Aug 2014

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OTS proposes "radical" restriction of tax relief on termination payments to redundancy cases

The current tax exemption that applies to the first £30,000 of a payment made on termination of employment should be withdrawn and replaced with a new relief available in cases of statutory redundancy only, according to the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS).... 05 Aug 2014

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

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Expertise in Employment Tax

We advise clients across diverse sectors on a wide variety of employment tax issues, and have a co-ordinated team of lawyers across our UK offices with responsibility for broadening and strengthening our employment tax offering.

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