So, it is said, the landmark ruling against Seychelles-based billionaire Robert Gaines-Cooper could see thousands of British tax exiles chased for backdated tax, says Simon Sweetman.
The landmark ruling against Seychelles-based billionaire Robert Gaines-Cooper could see thousands of British tax exiles chased for backdated tax.
A government consultation that hopes to make residency rules clearer should make life simpler for tax advisers and reduce litigation, according to tax advisers.
The eagerly awaited Gaines-Cooper residency case made it to the Supreme Court last week and is expected to be decided within the next three months.
As the Seychelles-based entrepreneur prepar
Seychelles-based entrepreneur Robert Gaines-Cooper is taking his long-running residence case against HMRC to the Supreme Court.
Lord Ashcroft’s case has reopened the debate about domicile – and it’s not as simple as people might think, argues Simon Sweetman.
Robert Gaines-Cooper recently lost an appeal against HMRC over re
What does the result of the Gaines-Cooper ruling mean for ordinary people? Simon Sweetman assesses the impact on tax law.
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