Tax Aware

Issue 13

UK Wealth Tax: Will this be the price of the COVID-19 pandemic?

The Wealth Tax Commission has recommended that the UK should introduce a one-off wealth tax in order to help meet the costs of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.

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Importing and exporting goods post-Brexit

Now that the UK has left the EU, those exporting and importing goods between the UK and EU must review how this affects sales VAT, import VAT and customs duty, as well as the controls and procedures at the border. Read more.

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Landmark ruling on the Law of Limitation

The Supreme Court has held that the key date in the Law of Limitation for mistakes of law is the date a claimant discovered the mistake... [Read more]

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A Brexit benefit for our non-UK clients

Now that the UK has left the EU and the transition period is over, our supplies of legal services to overseas non-business clients should ordinarily no longer be subject to UK VAT, unless they directly relate to UK land. Read more.

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Prolonged HMRC domicile enquiries appear set to continue

In light of the recent Upper Tribunal decision of Embiricos [2020] UKUT 370, taxpayers cannot expect to use partial closure notices to force HMRC to complete their domicile status enquiries before providing details of their foreign income and gains. Read more.

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CRS, FATCA and beneficial ownership registers: The battle for privacy continues

Mishcon de Reya is acting in legal proceedings against the excessive nature of both FATCA and the CRS... Read more.

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Corporate tax residence: The risk of UK involvement in non-UK company decisions

A recent Court of Appeal decision serves as a reminder of the risk of non-UK incorporated companies becoming UK tax resident because their 'central management and control' takes place in the UK. Read more.

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