Paul Davies#1135

Paul Davies

Paul Davies is a partner in the private client team of Clarke Willmott. He is a solicitor, a chartered tax advisor, and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, as well as being a chartered accountant (albeit no longer practising as such). He specialises in providing advice across the range of different tax and legal issues that face high net worth individuals, executors, and trustees.
Paul's work spans all areas of private client work, including wills, trusts of all kind, inheritance tax, succession planning, probate and estate administration, and lasting powers of attorney.

Paul acts as a professional trustee for a number of family trusts, and is also regularly called on to act as a professional executor.
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Bare trusts—IHT
Bare trusts—IHT
Practice notes

This Practice Note explains that a ‘bare trust’ is an arrangement where the legal ownership of property is in a different name from that of the person beneficially entitled to it. It considers some of the situations in which a bare trust might arise and why they might be used, the inheritance tax (IHT) status of a bare trust and the duties of a bare trustee.

Bare trusts—income tax and CGT
Bare trusts—income tax and CGT
Practice notes

This Practice Note explains how trustees of bare trusts are treated for income tax and capital gains tax (CGT) purposes. It provides examples of bare trusts and the reporting and compliance obligations of trustees and beneficiaries of such trusts.

CGT—basic principles for trusts
CGT—basic principles for trusts
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers the basic capital gains tax (CGT) principles which apply to trusts, including the CGT consequences of an individual transferring property into a trust, the trustees making actual or deemed disposals of trust property and transfers between trusts.

CGT—hold-over relief for trusts and individuals
CGT—hold-over relief for trusts and individuals
Practice notes

This Practice Note provides an overview of hold-over relief from capital gains tax (CGT), with particular emphasis on the operation of the relief in the context of trusts. It also explains the conditions that need to be satisfied in order to claim hold-over relief, how to make and withdraw a claim and the restrictions on the relief, including in the context of settlor-interested trusts and transfers to non-UK residents.

Discretionary trust beneficiaries—income tax
Discretionary trust beneficiaries—income tax
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers the main principles of income tax that apply to the beneficiary of a discretionary trust. It covers the source of a beneficiary's income and the calculation of taxable income and income tax.

Discretionary trusts—income tax
Discretionary trusts—income tax
Practice notes

This Practice Note explains how income tax applies to discretionary trusts (and trusts where income may be accumulated). It includes a discussion of the types of income a trust may receive, deductions the trust may make (trust management expenses (TMEs)) and the rates of tax that apply.

Emigration of trusts—UK exit charges and post-emigration UK tax considerations
Emigration of trusts—UK exit charges and post-emigration UK tax considerations
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers when it is possible for a trust to leave the UK (so that there are non-UK resident trustees going forward), the tax consequences of migration from the UK (including the exit charge on the deemed disposal of assets under section 80 of the Taxation of Capital Gains Act 1992 (TCGA 1992), relief from the exit charge and recovery from past trustees under TCGA 1992, s 82) and the circumstances in which emigration should be considered. The judgment in Trustees of the P Panayi Accumulation & Maintenance Settlements v HMRC, Case C-646/15 issued on 14 September 2017 and the relevant provisions of Finance Act 2019 are also considered.

Practice Area

Panels

  • Contributing Author
  • Q&A Panel

Qualified Year

  • 2003

Membership

  • Chartered Institute of Taxation
  • Law Society
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Education

  • University of Nottingham 2(1) LLB

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