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Expert questions UK chancellor's proposed 'strict liability' criminal offence for taxable funds held offshore

It would be disproportionate to introduce automatic unlimited fines and prison sentences for UK taxpayers with offshore assets on which they have not paid the correct taxes, as trailed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer at the weekend, an expert has said.... 14 Apr 2014

Disposal of UK residential property by non-doms that is 'genuine business activity' to be caught by new CGT rules

There will only be limited exclusions from new rules extending the scope of capital gains tax (CGT) to gains made on the disposal of UK residential property by non-residents, according to a consultation on the proposals by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and... 01 Apr 2014

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Accountancy firm not negligent for failing to recommend a non-domiciled taxpayer take specialist advice, says Court of Appeal

A small accountancy firm was not negligent when it failed to recommend that a client domiciled outside of the UK take specialist tax advice on a sophisticated tax planning scheme, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 27 Mar 2014

HMRC's new power to deregister pension liberation schemes in UK could be game changer, says expert

New powers given to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in relation to the registration and deregistration of schemes suspected of allowing pension liberation could potentially be an effective weapon in the crackdown on the practice by UK authorities, an expert... 25 Mar 2014

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Expertise in Private Wealth Tax

High and Ultra high net worth individuals, non UK domiciled indviduals, shareholders and their trustees and family foundations all need to be able to manage their tax affairs to best effect for their businesses, their families and themselves.

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