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VAT demands issued to UK branches of non-UK financial services companies17 Oct 2018

Large UK businesses fined £59m by HMRC for 'careless' behaviour 17 Oct 2018

Out-Law Guides

  • Costs in the Tax Tribunals

    If you are involved in a dispute in the UK tax tribunals with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) you will probably incur costs such as legal fees and disbursements/expenses. The rules as to when you can recover your costs and when you may have to pay the...

  • Requirement to correct offshore tax non-compliance

    UK taxpayers who have underpaid income tax, capital gains tax or inheritance tax involving offshore matters must correct past non-compliance before 30 September 2018 or face penalties which could be as much as two or three times the unpaid tax. There is also...

  • Will your damages be taxable?

    Awards and settlements in commercial disputes can be taxable in the claimant’s hands. The tax treatment of damages should be considered at an early stage as this may need to be factored into the amount claimed. Tax also needs to be considered in settlement...

  • Corporate criminal offences of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion

    From 30 September 2017 it is a criminal offence in the UK if a business fails to prevent its employees or any person associated with it from facilitating tax evasion under the Criminal Finances Act 2017. Businesses need to take action to minimise their risk...

  • Requirement for large companies to publish their tax strategy

    Large companies and partnerships need to publish their tax strategy online before the end of their first financial year beginning after 15 September 2016.

  • Common Reporting Standard

    The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is a way for countries to automatically exchange information about non-residents holding bank accounts and other financial accounts offshore.  By September 2018 over 100 jurisdictions should be making annual exchanges...

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Courts uphold 'ground breaking' UK first unexplained wealth order 16 Oct 2018

New UK offshore tax evasion and avoidance measures 04 Oct 2018

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Expertise in Tax Disputes

Effective handling of relations with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) presents challenges. Managing tax disputes requires a clear understanding of both the dispute process and the tax technical issues. It is for this reason that we believe that specialist skills in both are required to provide best advice in this area.

More about Tax Disputes