This area is for tax practitioners and includes latest information, as well as links to related Law Society advice and services.
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?
Later this year a new 'failure to prevent' offence will be added to the potential corporate crime charge-sheet.
Our response looks at the balance between the range of entities allowed to join a VAT group and an easily administered eligibility test.
The Law Society has provided comments on HMRC's draft Finance Bill 2017 provisions: penalties for enablers of defeated tax avoidance.
The Law Society has responded to a consultation by HMRC and HM Treasury.
Firms which advise clients on the establishment of offshore companies or trusts may shortly receive a letter from HMRC.
The Law Society's response to the draft Finance Bill 2017
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