Lockdown has seemingly given people a lot of time to think about their financial and tax plans.   Despite the relatively good weather we have had for most of our 
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Introduction – The Tax Man & Social Media – The Spy Who ‘Followed’ Me Last Christmas, a few days before the 25th, my father in law announced that he wouldn’t 
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Cheese Wars: A Rather Trumpian Response to Digital Services Taxation Since taking the oath of office in January 2017, Mr Trump has become as well known for his ability to 
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IoM VAT Review – Crown Dependencies Tax Leaks & Tax Avoidance Troubles Will Isle of Man VAT review mean more caution when it comes to tax leaks? Over recent years, 
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Facebook, Amazon, Twitter… Multi-national Digital Enterprises Tax I would hardly say I am a native user of social media. I can just about manage LinkedIn but find Instagram, with the 
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Tax can be Taxing – Stress, Suicide & April Loan Charge Working in tax, my colleagues and I know all too well about the disguised remuneration loan charge, indeed, we 
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It was Harold Wilson – the pipe-smoking former Prime Minister beloved of 1970’s television mimics – who was credited with coining the phrase about a week being “a long time 
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Stamp duty land tax: anti-avoidance rule may apply even in commercial transactions The First-Tier Tribunal decision in Hannover Leasing v HMRC published in May 2019 is the first substantive stamp 
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In HMRC v R Tooth [2019] EWCA Civ 826, the Court of Appeal has quashed a HMRC discovery assessment finding that it had gone “stale”. Raymond Tooth, the taxpayer, had 
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Discovery Assessments and Staleness HMRC have the authority to open a discovery assessment into a taxpayer where HMRC discovers that: (a) Any income or chargeable gains, which should have been 
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