Whilst you were hopefully in the garden this Bank Holiday weekend, the financial papers were in overdrive talking about the potential significant tax rises which, if they are to be 
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The Times reported last week that the guitar used by Kurt Cobain during  Nirvana’s seminal MTV Unplugged in New York performance has sold for more than £4.8m at auction. Cobain 
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Furlough – What’s the next move? Lessons from chess in the garden for business and tax policy Background The picture is of my daughter and I playing chess in the 
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Keith’s VAT corner – Is Your Client’s VAT Exemption Correct? Key Points The Skin Rich case shows us the danger of blindly following industry practice Adhere to, and keep your 
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Interesting to see Simon Pegg – of Big Train, Hot Fuzz and Mission Impossible fame – insisting that millionaires, like him, should pay more tax. This would be used to 
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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 
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It won’t have escaped anyone’s attention that we’re about to enter a prolonged period of uncertainty about Britain’s place in Europe. However, recent days have not simply seen debate about 
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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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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. 
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Frauds, thefts and faked deaths: capital losses on crypto assets When reports first appeared in February 2019 that Gerald Cotton, CEO of Quadriga CX, a cryptoasset exchange, had died, online 
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