tax schemes

It used to be one of the UK’s growth industries but now the tax avoidance industry may be in its twilight years because of new laws and greater powers for HM


The sale of complex investments in tax schemes could be the next big mis-selling scam around the corner, according to Martin Taylor, head of client relationships at


An HMRC consultation around measures to rein in “high risk” promoters of tax avoidance scheme would also require users of tax avoidance schemes “to amend their tax returns accordingly” if the arrag


Last week The Times reported that the accountancy profession had been “thrown into turmoil” after a High Court judge appeared to rule that practitioners had a duty to advise wealthy clients to


The media suggests that a recent professional negligence case imposes an obligation on accountants to advise on tax schemes.


When a client has got wind of a tax scheme that they have been told is perfectly legal, has the blessing of tax counsel and that the promoters have never lost a case in court, what do you say to ad


Should promoters of tax schemes refund investors if their schemes don’t work?


HMRC has published new guidance on Disclosure of Tax Avoidance Schemes (DOTAS).

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has given its members new advice about “aggressive” tax avoidance schemes, including a reminder about an ethical code for tax