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What are the main tax concerns for businesses looking to set up a branch abroad?

The hundreds of different nations across the globe - all with different laws and different tax rules - offer businesses an exciting platform to expand their trade.

February 20, 2018
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UK Passport Holders Should be Liable to pay UK taxes on their Worldwide Income, says CISI

The collection of UK taxes could be simplified, and the load spread more fairly, if we used UK citizenship in addition to UK residency, as the qualifying tests, says the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI).

July 07, 2016
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ATED - Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings

The new ATED legislation came into force on 1st April and will now apply to UK residential properties that are completely or part owned by a company, partnership, or collective investment scheme which are worth between £500,000 and £1 million.

April 08, 2016
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Sturgeon – Tax Powers must be Used for a Purpose

Addressing an audience at the David Hume Institute on Tuesday evening, Scotland’s First Minister argued that tax powers must be used for Scotland’s long-term social and economic benefit.

February 24, 2016
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Revenue Scotland Receives 100,000th tax Return

Revenue Scotland has received its 100,000th tax return, ten months on from the creation of the first Scottish taxes in more than 300 years.

February 15, 2016
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Committee Support for new Property tax

Legislation that would levy a supplement on the purchase of additional residential properties has been given the backing of MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee today.

February 12, 2016
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UK Taxman Seizes more than £2 Billion from tax Avoidance Scheme Users

Over £2 billion has been collected from users of tax avoidance schemes as a result of new government measures to collect disputed tax upfront.

February 08, 2016
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EU Engages in Tough Debate on Corporate Tax Practices

MEPs grilled eleven multinational companies on their corporate tax practices in a five-hour debate with the Special Committee on Tax Rulings on Monday.

November 19, 2015
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Taxing Times to Hold Assets Abroad and for Accidental Evaders

Whilst it has never been acceptable to evade tax, the UK has been allowing people to regularise their affairs with favourable amnesty terms. That toleration is about to change. As has been observed: a ticking time bomb now exists under tax dispensations.

October 12, 2015
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Colombian Corporates: Low Oil Prices Lead to Rising Corporate Taxes

Fitch Ratings expects Colombian corporates cash flows to continue seeing pressure from rising taxes as the Colombian government seeks to offset declines in tax revenues from the oil sector.

September 24, 2015
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New Inflation Estimates Offer First Look at Impact for Taxpayers in 2016

An early glimpse at the income tax picture for 2016 is now available from Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US.

September 21, 2015
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Conservative Tax Cuts Worth Ten Times More to High Earners Than Basic Earners

New TUC-commissioned analysis published today (Thursday) of tax policies in the Conservative Party manifesto shows that the party has chosen to prioritise unfunded tax giveaways to the wealthy over support for the low-paid and middle earners.

April 16, 2015
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(UK) Happy New Tax Year - the Resolutions You Need to Know

With the new tax year starting on Easter Monday (6 April), changes to some tax rates and allowances will be introduced that individuals can take advantage of. ICAEW advises taxpayers to check which changes could make a difference to their personal finances and to get expert advice if unsure.

April 02, 2015
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(US) Using Tax Refunds for GAP Waivers Offers Peace of Mind

Receiving a hefty tax refund can be as joyful as Christmas in March or April. The goods you can buy are endless. Maybe even treat yourself to that new car you've had your eye on – after all, you work hard and deserve it.

March 31, 2015
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UK Remains One of the Most Competitive Tax Destinations

The UK remains one of the most competitive tax destinations according to over 100 of the largest British-based businesses participating in KPMG's annual survey of tax competitiveness 2014. But Ireland has leapfrogged the UK to take the number one position this year.

December 01, 2014
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Next Step Taken in Stamping Out International Tax Evasion

Today the UK, alongside 50 other countries and jurisdictions from across the globe, is taking the next step in stamping out tax evasion by signing a new agreement at the Global Forum in Berlin to automatically exchange information.

October 30, 2014
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