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HMRC announces limited settlement opportunity for 'contractor loan' tax scheme users

The UK's HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced that, for a limited time, it is offering a settlement opportunity to resolve disputes with 16,000 individuals who used the 'contractor loan scheme' as an attempt to avoid income tax. 28 Jul 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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Accelerated tax payment provisions to be extended to NIC avoidance schemes

New provisions requiring accelerated payment of tax in certain tax avoidance schemes, which became law last week, will be extended to National Insurance Contributions (NICs) two months after the National Insurance Contributions Bill 2014 becomes law, the government... 22 Jul 2014

Labour government would close Eurobonds "loophole" and equalise tax treatment of debt and equity finance

Reversing the planned reduction in the corporate tax rate and instead cutting, and then freezing, business rates are among the changes a future Labour government would introduce to the UK business tax regime, the party's shadow chancellor, Ed Balls, has announced.... 01 Jul 2014

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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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