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  • News — 29.08.14
    Simplifying Donor Benefits

    The government has promised to simplify the Gift Aid donor benefit rules. Luke Savvas outlines the latest progress.

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  • News — 28.08.14
    HMRC’s Change Of View On VAT Treatment Relating To Certain Direct Mailing Services

    HMRC has recently shed more light and clarity on its policy on the treatment of supplies of direct mailing services in a letter to the Direct Marketing Association. This news may add 20% to the cost of such a supply in the future for your charity.

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  • News — 22.08.14
    Employee Benefit Trusts and the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility
    David Searle

    HMRC’s declaration that they are to appeal the decision against them in the recent Rangers Football Club (Rangers FC) case was followed by their announcement that the Employee Benefit Trust (EBT) settlement opportunity for employers is to be withdrawn by 31st March 2015.

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  • News — 08.08.14
    Employee Benefit Trusts and ‘The Rangers Big Case’

    Last month, we saw HMRC lose its appeal against the First-tier Tribunal decision in its case against the former Rangers FC. HMRC argued that payments made to Rangers FC players and other employees should be taxable as ‘disguised remuneration’.

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  • News — 07.08.14
    Remittance of Loan Collateral: The hidden impact for settlors

    As mentioned in our recent ‘Non-Doms: Act now and review your loans’ News Article dated 5 August, HMRC has changed its mind as to whether they consider foreign income and gains remitted if they are used as collateral for a loan where the borrowed funds are remitted to the UK.

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  • Insight — 05.08.14
    Non-Doms: Remittance Basis and Loans with Foreign Income/Gains as Collateral

    As of 4 August 2014, HMRC has decided to change its mind on a fundamental aspect of UK tax planning for non-UK domicilaries without consultation or appropriate provisions for arrangements in place prior to the change.

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  • Insight — 29.07.14
    Private Clients Quarterly Tax Digest - July Edition

    Our Private Client team has put together our second Quarterly Tax Digest for Private Clients. It comprises topical news items and insights that may affect you and that we hope you find interesting.

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  • News — 16.07.14
    Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

    ADR is part of HMRC’s Litigation Support Strategy designed principally to help settle tax disputes with businesses, but can also be used by individuals to resolve complex or entrenched arguments with HMRC.

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  • News — 15.07.14
    Tax free childcare initiative

    A recent consultation and on-line survey by HMRC received the highest rate of response to a government consultation. This was in respect of a new tax free childcare initiative which is to be introduced in Autumn 2015 and will be open to all eligible families with children under twelve.

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