tax planning

Britain will “lead the world” in implementing this autumn's reforms designed to modernise the international tax system, George Osborne told the Conservative party conference yesterday.

The Revenue has won its eighth tribunal against NT Advisors, adding to its tally of five previous victories over the promoters's schemes.


Foreign companies that take over UK companies for tax reasons should be welcomed, according to the chairman of PwC UK.

Here’s an interesting one!

When it comes to tax avoidance (or, as accountants have been more correctly calling it for some years, tax planning ), there are legal and moral perspectives.

The High Court case of Mehjoo v Harben Barker attracted a lot of attention both in the media and amongst accountants, regarding specialist tax advice.

The recent First-Tier Tribunal (FTT) case of Donovan & McLaren v HMRC has confirmed that regular dividend waivers constitute a settlement for Income Tax purposes.

The future of tax planning lies in bespoke rather than mass-marketed schemes, partner at NGM Tax Law, Mark Nichols advise


The Autumn Statement (formerly known as the Pre-Budget Report) for 2013 will be provided by George Osborne on Thursday 5 December 2013.


Just wondering if anyone has any thoughts on the predicament I have been thrown by a client of mine?!

Mid-50's individual, about to be divorced for the 2nd time.