This area is for tax practitioners and includes latest information, as well as links to related Law Society advice and services.
Firms that have received letters from HMRC regarding the VAT treatment of electronic searches are encouraged to contact the Law Society.
The draft guidance is designed to assist those advising non-UK domiciled clients on the important tax changes introduced by the Finance (No.2) Act 2017.
The new Land Transaction Tax (LTT) replaces stamp duty land tax in Wales on Sunday 1 April. All transactions after this date will be subject to the new tax and tax payments will be collected by the Welsh Revenue Authority.
The Law Society’s Tax Law Committee has responded to HMRC’s consultation 'Corporate Interest Restriction: Tax response to accounting changes to leasing’.
The Law Society’s Tax Law Committee has responded to a consultation on the legislative changes required to ensure leasing rules continue to work as originally intended for the new lease accounting standard IFRS16.
The Law Society’s Tax Law Committee has responded to HMRC’s Royalties Withholding Tax consultation published on 1 December 2017.
From 1 April, Land Transaction Tax will replace Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales. A new Welsh Revenue Authority has been established to collect and manage Welsh taxes and the Welsh Treasury is developing policy and new laws as Welsh fiscal powers expand.
Guidance for solicitors on the corporate offence of failure to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion in the Criminal Finances Act 2017.
A new law to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion has prompted the Law Society to unveil new guidance for solicitors.
I thought tax avoidance (as opposed to tax evasion) was permitted but the partner I work for has just referred to the Disclosure Of Tax Avoidance Schemes (DOTAS). Please can you give me some information about this?
From the Private Client Section: lawyers and tax avoidance after the Paradise Papers
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