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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 regime for property authorised investment funds (PAIFs, or as HMRC use in regulations and their published guidance, Property AIFs)) was introduced...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah of Simmons & Simmons LLP based on material originally written by Charles Goddard of Rosetta Tax LLP 12th Jan
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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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Overdrafts, term loans and revolving credit facilitiesThree common types of loan facility are:•overdrafts•term loans, and•revolving credit facilities...
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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 is about the meaning of a scheme of reconstruction for tax purposes.Tax neutrality is maintained where a company (company A) enters...
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9th Nov
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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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The reasons why a company might carry out a demerger, and the different ways in which a demerger may be structured, are described in Practice Notes:...
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Produced in partnership with Zoe Feller of Bird & Bird 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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Unilateral relief, like double tax relief, aims to relieve double taxation. Subject to certain conditions being satisfied and specific limits,...
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9th Nov
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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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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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Temporary non-residence—post 5 April 2013 departuresTemporary non-residence—statutory anti-avoidance ruleThe statutory test for non-residence includes...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Parnham 16th May
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Savings income—the income tax chargeThe types of income chargeable to tax as 'savings and investment income' include:•interest, being income...
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16th May
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The statutory residence test—overseas workday reliefOverseas Workday Relief (OWR) is a relief from UK income tax for certain non-domiciled...
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Produced in partnership with Lisa Spearman of Mercer & Hole 16th May
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The remittance basis—mixed fundsUnfortunately for the practitioner—and indeed the taxpayer—many funds or assets remitted or deemed to be remitted to...
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Produced in partnership with Clare Ludlam and Nick Warr of Taylor Wessing LLP 16th May
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The statutory residence test—key concepts and definitionsSince 6 April 2013, the statutory residence test (SRT) is the test used to determine if an...
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Produced in partnership with Lisa Spearman of Mercer and Hole and Emma Loveday of Wedlake Bell LLP 16th May
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Long-term residents and the remittance basis chargeBefore the 2008–09 tax year all UK resident and non-UK domiciled individuals (non-doms) could...
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16th May
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The basis of calculation of income taxThe calculation of income tax liabilities is usually done by a person's tax adviser or by HMRC following...
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16th May
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Transfer of assets abroad—transferors having the power to enjoy incomeThis Practice Note considers the charge to of 'transferors' under the transfer...
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16th May
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DomicileThe concepts of domicile and residence are used to establish the extent of an individual’s liability to UK taxation. Specifically, domicile...
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16th May
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The structure of the statutory residence testThe UK’s first formal tax residency test for individuals known as the statutory residence test (SRT) took...
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Produced in partnership with Lisa Spearman of Mercer and Hole and Emma Loveday of Wedlake Bell LLP 16th May
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Transfer of assets abroad—the benefits chargeThis Practice Note considers the charging provisions on individuals under section 731 of the Income Tax...
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16th May
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The remittance basis—conditions C and DTo determine whether a remittance has occurred for the purposes of the remittance basis of taxation, reference...
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Produced in partnership with Clare Ludlam and Nick Warr of Taylor Wessing LLP 16th May
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Exemptions and reliefs from income taxFor income tax rates and allowances applicable in the current tax year, see Practice Note: Key UK tax rates,...
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16th May
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The meaning of remittance and eligibility for the remittance basisIndividuals who are resident and domiciled, or deemed domiciled, in the UK are...
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Produced in partnership with Clare Ludlam and Nick Warr of Taylor Wessing LLP 16th May
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Relief for income tax lossesReliefs entitle taxpayers to reduce the amount of income tax payable. When calculating liability to income tax, a taxpayer...
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16th May
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Profit fragmentation and tax avoidanceFrom April 2019, the profit fragmentation rules aim to prevent UK-resident individuals, including individual...
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16th May
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Statutory residence test—working full-time or sufficient hoursSTOP PRESS: On 9 April 2020, a letter from the Chancellor to the Chair of the Treasury...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Loveday 16th May
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Deemed domicile for tax from 6 April 2017At Summer Budget 2015, the government announced wide-ranging reforms to the deemed domicile rules and also to...
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16th May
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Introductory guide to residence and domicile for UK tax purposesThe concepts of residence and domicile are used to establish the extent of an...
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16th May
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Cap on unlimited income tax reliefs for individualsThe cap on unlimited income tax reliefs applies from 6 April 2013. It prohibits relief for certain...
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16th May

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