Loan Charge APPG invite – January 2020   General – Loan Charge invite   ETC Director, Andy Wood, was invited to meet with the Loan Charge All Party Parliamentary Group (“APPG”) on Monday 20th of January.   Sadly, due to the late notice, he was unable to attend. However, as an 
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Loan Charge Review — A Summary of Compliance & Payment Terms As part of the now completed loan charge review, the government has announced several revisions following the recommendations of Sir Amyas Morse. This article focuses on how these recommendations have affected the loan charge payment terms. Changes to the 
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20th December 2019 Loan Charge Review The loan charge review was published on 20 December 2019 and the Government’s response was published alongside it. We have set out our thoughts in our article Loan charge independent review – was it all worth it? In this article, we set out the 
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Loan Charge Independent Review – History & Introduction So the loan charge independent review is out. The last Friday before Christmas, and on a day where significant Brexit matters were being decided upon in Parliament, was deemed to be a good enough day to bury the news. However, undoubtedly, the 
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Over the last few years, HMRC has become ever more strident in how it describes its role in collecting tax revenue for the Treasury. No longer a fairly anonymous and administrative part of the machine of government, it has sought to portray what it does in very simple and stark 
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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 have been extremely active in championing a review of the loan charge itself, you can read my firm’s submission to 
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2019 Loan Charge – Under Review Whenever I sit down to write another ‘blog about the Loan Charge, I must confess to doing so with something of a heavy heart. It’s not necessarily the subject matter in itself. After all, myself and my colleagues at ETC Tax have found ourselves 
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More Haste, Less Speed: HMRC, The April 2019 loan Charge and tax debtors Since the April 2019 loan charge was introduced in the 2016 Budget, both its Treasury proponents and its many critics have become gradually more entrenched in their respective positions. Many of the tens of thousands facing substantial 
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Very recently, I had cause to write on this ‘blog about the increasingly strident way in which HMRC has been referring to its attempts to recoup tax, especially from those whom it regards as trying to dodge their fair share. My remarks were prompted by an article in The Times 
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Understanding the Current Prompted, Unprompted & Voluntary HMRC Disclosure Opportunities – Tax Help & Advice For many years, HMRC has offered disclosure opportunities, inviting those with undeclared income to come forward and settle with HMRC… From HMRC’s perspective, disclosure opportunities are attractive, shifting the workload toward the taxpayer, leaving them 
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