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The value shifting rules are anti-avoidance provisions. They are similar to the rules applying to depreciatory transactions in that they target the...
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9th Nov
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The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) is designed to encourage investment in smaller, higher-risk trading companies by offering a range of tax...
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9th Nov
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A damages or compensation payment may attract VAT. This depends on exactly what the payment is for. If it is purely compensatory, it will be outside...
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9th Nov
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Where a dispute is brought to an end by a payment of damages or compensation, whether under a court order or an out-of-court settlement agreement:•the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains:•what a determination in respect of direct tax (ie a direct tax determination) is•when HMRC might issue a direct tax...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Rutherford 12th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): HMRC has stated in its International Manual that if a financial institution cannot meet the FATCA reporting deadline of 31 May...
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Produced in partnership with Ali Kazimi and Chris Orchard of Hansuke Consulting Limited 12th Jan
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It is standard market practice for loan agreements (also known as facility agreements), whether bilateral or syndicated, to:•prohibit a borrower from...
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Produced in partnership with Eloise Walker of Pinsent Masons 12th Jan
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This Practice Note describes the law and practice relating to elections under section 198 or 199 of the Capital Allowances Act 2001 (CAA 2001), which...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Wilson 12th Jan
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It is market practice for a tax covenant, also known as a tax deed, to form part of the transaction documents in respect of a sale of all the shares...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah and Gary Barnett of Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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Plant and machinery allowances are the most widely used form of capital allowance. Plant and machinery is often (wrongly) interpreted as if the terms...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Wilson 12th Jan
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: HMRC is consulting (13 July to 10 August 2020) on draft regulations to provide a deduction from a UK entity’s equity and...
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Produced in partnership with Charlotte Sallabank of Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP 12th Jan
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018,...
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Produced in partnership with John Fuszard of Sagars Accountants Ltd 12th Jan
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Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) ceased to apply to any land transaction involving any interests in or over land in Scotland from 1 April 2015. From that...
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9th Nov
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE relating to property rich collective investment vehicles and certain investors: HMRC is consulting until 16 December 2020 on draft...
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9th Nov
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Part 8 of the Corporation Tax Act 2009 (CTA 2009) is a specific corporation tax regime that applies exclusively to the gains and losses of intangible...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 12th Jan

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Scottish landfill taxWhat is Scottish landfill tax?Scottish landfill tax (SLfT) is an environmental tax administrated by Revenue Scotland with support...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 15th May
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Scotland: Land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT)—the basicsLand and buildings transaction tax (LBTT) replaced stamp duty land tax (SDLT) in...
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Produced in partnership with Ronnie Brown of Burness Paull 15th May
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Wales: Land transaction tax (LTT)—particular transactions and taxpayersLand transaction tax (LTT) replaced stamp duty land tax (SDLT) in Wales with...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Evans 15th May
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Scotland: Land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT)—administration and complianceCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): Revenue Scotland is not processing paper...
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Produced in partnership with Ronnie Brown of Burness Paull 15th May
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Scottish general anti-avoidance rule (Scottish GAAR)The Scottish general anti-avoidance rule (Scottish GAAR) aims to protect revenue through...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Ford of Barr & Ford Limited 15th May
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Wales: Land transaction tax (LTT)—the basicsThis Practice Note provides an overview of land transaction tax (LTT) which replaced stamp duty land tax...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Evans 15th May
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Scotland: Land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT)—chargeable consideration and rates of LBTTCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No...
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Produced in partnership with Ronnie Brown of Burness Paull 15th May
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Wales: Land transaction tax (LTT)—administration and complianceCORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): There is a delay in processing correspondence (including...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Evans 15th May
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Wales: Land transaction tax (LTT)—chargeable consideration and rates of LTTLand transaction tax (LTT) replaced stamp duty land tax (SDLT) in Wales...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Evans 15th May
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Scotland: Land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT)—particular transactions and taxpayersFORTHCOMING CHANGE relating to PAIFs and CoACS: The Scottish...
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Produced in partnership with Ronnie Brown of Burness Paull 15th May
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Tax—devolution trackerThe tracker is split into two main parts:•tracking by country, which is split down into:◦Wales◦Scotland, and◦Northern Ireland,...
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15th May
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What is landfill disposals tax?Landfill disposals tax is an environmental tax administrated by the Welsh Revenue Authority.Since 1 April 2018,...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 7th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Mylne, Head of Non-Government Bills Unit, Scottish Parliament 9th Apr

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