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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The highly anticipated loan charge review has been underwhelming for most, despite many living in hope, I think it reflects the general expectation from within the tax profession. We have previously set out a thorough analysis of the report and response [Loan Charge Review – Summary of Revised Payment Terms 
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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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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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Finance Bill 2019/20 Last month, the Government published the its first edit of Finance Bill 2019/20. Unsurprisingly, the Government and HMRC’s targeted attack on tax avoidance and evasion has continued. As most readers will be aware, the recent Loan Charge has created an enormous amount of controversy from scheme users, 
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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 in politics”. I would love, therefore, to hear his impressions of a seven-year period on the authorities’ efforts to clamp 
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It should be noted that Mrs Justice Falk has now ruled against Credit Suisse concluding that whilst the four months – stretching from December 2009 to April 2010 – for which the BPT was in force “was a deliberate feature, it is not immediately obvious that it would be correct to 
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