Business Property Relief (BPR) is available to reduce the liability to Inheritance Tax (IHT) on the transfer of relevant business assets.
In John Carver v HMRC, the First-Tier Tribunal examined whether "syndicate capacity", the right to participate in a Lloyd's of London syndicate, was in itself a business or an asset used i
From the 6 April 2015, non-UK residents who dispose of a UK residential property may be liable to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on any gains made on the disposal.
Renting out a residential property is a popular way for individuals to increase their annual income, but it is important that responsibilities, such as reporting tax on rental income to HMRC, are n
The concept of Employee Shareholder (ES) Shares was introduced in September 2013.
Under rules introduced in 2014, the owners of a trading company and their employees could benefit from the introduction of a qualifying ”Employee Ownership Trust” (EOT).
In Andrew Michael Higgs v HMRC, the Upper Tax Tribunal held that the taxpayer was entitled to a full refund of overpaid tax, even though the claim went back more than four years, which is the gener
The decision in the case of Joost Lobler was overturned on appeal to the Upper Tier Tribunal (UTT) in January 2015 on the grounds of rectification.
dividends, domicile, oveThe Tax Law Rewrite Project was initiated in 1996 by HMRC in an attempt to make tax legislation more consistent, understandable and clear by removing archaic and impenetrabl
The upper tier tribunal recently overturned the decision in the 2013 first tier tribunal case of Macklin v HMRC.