Tooth: Court of Appeal decision cuts two ways

In HMRC Commrs v Tooth [2019] EWCA Civ 826 (heard on 2 April 2019), the Court of Appeal reaffirmed that, in order for there to be a ‘discovery’ under TMA 1970 s 29, HMRC had to reach a conclusion... Read more

Withholding tax and Brexit

What’s the story Tobermory? When businesses trade across borders, two countries may want to divvy-up the taxation spoils. The first, is the country in which the income is earned (the Source... Read more

Tax powers and taxpayer safeguards: Lords quiz Government Minister

Ever since the Parliament Act 1911 which ended the House of Lords’ ability to amend or block fiscal legislation, finance bills and raising taxes have been the exclusive preserve of the House of... Read more

Inheritance tax: All change?

There is a feeling amongst many practitioners and taxpayers that IHT is too complicated to properly understand and administer. Read more

Buy-to-let owners: an anti-avoidance trap?

Most individual buy-to-let UK residential property owners will probably assume that the straightforward purchase and subsequent sale of buy-to-let residential property is a capital transaction,... Read more

Simplifying tax for smaller businesses

In May, the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) published its report Simplifying everyday tax for smaller businesses, the second of two reports requested by the Chancellor of the Exchequer to... Read more

One Month in a Minute: April 2019

Making Tax Digital (MTD) update(s) HMRC updated guidance on keeping digital records for MTD for VAT HMRC has issued new guidance on what it deems legally necessary for compliance with the new... Read more

Chargeable event gains: A ‘just and reasonable’ remedy?

When an individual surrenders part of a life policy, a chargeable gain is triggered equal to the surrender proceeds less 5% of the premium for each year that the policy has been held. This method... Read more

Marriage allowance: Claims and back-dated claims

The days before the end of the tax year are a good time for advisers to ensure that their clients have claimed all tax reliefs and allowances to which they are entitled, before another year falls... Read more

One Month in a Minute: February 2019

Spring Statement – 13 March The Chancellor has announced that the Spring Statement will be on Wednesday 13 March. Read more

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