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A client approached me recently having spent the last year working in the UK and also on the oil rigs near Aberdeen.


HMRC has won a major tax avoidance case against Abbey National Treasury Services (ANTS) and Cater Allen International Ltd (CAIL), which are both part of the Santander banking group.


Tax campaigners have asked the government to restrict tax breaks for companies and make directors in limited liability companies responsible for tax owed after a large recruitment company was a


Recent tax case law has brought out some interesting points on how the Courts view operational issues.

The director of the OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration has said the Base Erosion and Profiting Shifting (BEPS) package will be presented to the G20 summit on 15 November.

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has asked for comments on its plan to stop companies shifting profits between countries to avoid tax.

The difference between tax evasion and tax avoidance is something that has inspired debate for generations, while it continues to cause confusion to this day.

Margaret Hodge has received more than £1.5m in shares from the tax haven of Liechtenstein, according to


Gabelle has compiled a whitepaper on 

HMRC has told savers who are set to lose some or all of their pension fund in one pension scheme that it will continue to apply penalty taxes.