You have worked all your life to build up a successful business and now its time to cash it all in and sell up. You have found a buyer and they are willing to pay the full asking price, no quibbles. So why should you beware of the taxman? It’s not as if you haveContinue reading “Wanting to sell your business? Beware of the taxman!”
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A taxpayer’s financial affairs can be complicated. But HMRC can ask a never ending stream of questions that can make no sense, or seem to be irrelevant or ask the same question but in a slightly different way. Enough!
Latest on UK customers of the Euro Pacific Bank
HMRC are investigating UK taxpayers “connected” to Euro Pacific Bank on the basis that they are suspected of evading UK taxes and associated money laundering offences.
Has a tax scheme promoter left you high and dry?
Saving tax for clients has always been a major objective for many accountants and other trusted advisors. And, for many years, accountants and other advisors introduced their clients to a tax scheme promoter who sold various structures both offshore and onshore.
HMRC issue 177,000 “nudge letters” in order to tax offshore income or gains
According to City AM, HMRC continue to pursue non compliant UK taxpayers by issuing nudge letters. As previously covered, HMRC’s use of nudge letters is a cost efficient way of recouping tax for the Exchequer without the need to launch a tax investigation into a taxpayer’s past tax compliance. But beware, there are risks forContinue reading “HMRC issue 177,000 “nudge letters” in order to tax offshore income or gains”
Exiting Remuneration Trusts can be tricky
Exiting Remuneration Trusts raise a number of issues that need to be addressed. Finding a tax solution (particularly one that is acceptable!) may have become easier for some with HMRC’s new Settlement Terms recently announced. Applications to HMRC have to be with HMRC by 31 July 2022, with all computations. Even then there may stillContinue reading “Exiting Remuneration Trusts can be tricky”