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Author
Andrew Goldstone & Stuart Crippin
Source
Tax Journal
Date
27 October 2014

October Private Client Briefing from Tax Journal

Key developments in the private client arena over recent weeks include: a ruling that Spanish inheritance tax laws are discriminatory, which potentially suggests that the UK tax treatment favouring UK resident non-UK domiciliaries over UK resident UK domiciliaries may be in breach of EU law; the imminent abolition of a significant pension tax charge; the FTT decision in

Hirst, which represents further evidence of the courts’ willingness to allow entrepreneurs’ relief; and, in the case of Drown, there is confirmation that executors can apply for tax reliefs which a deceased could have applied for.

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