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The UAE and US have signed an agreement to share information on any UAE-based finances of US citizens, under the US's Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), the UAE Ministry of Finance said . 24 Jun 2015
The number of property raids conducted by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) increased by a further 19% in the year to March 2015, partly as a result of pressure on the tax authority to increase prosecutions for criminal tax evasion, an expert has said. 23 Jun 2015
The Contractual Disclosure Facility (CDF) is part of a drive in recent years by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to 'crack down' on tax evaders and "close the tax gap". The CDF is the newest incarnation of Code of Practice 9 – a process which is used...
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...
This guide was last updated in March 2015.
This guide was updated in November 2014
The statutory residence test (SRT), was introduced in 2013. It is designed to give taxpayers greater certainty and clarity as to whether or not they are UK-resident for tax purposes and therefore whether or not they are subject to UK income tax and capital...
This guide was updated in May 2014.
A fall in the average length of custodial sentences given to criminal tax evaders suggests that HMRC is increasingly targeting more marginal cases, according to Pinsent Masons, the law firm behind Out-Law.com. 03 Jun 2015
Switzerland and the European Union have signed an agreement on tax transparency that will see the two sides sharing data on residents' bank accounts from 2018. 27 May 2015
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