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Technical articles | 27 Jun 2013
If you believed the Mayan prophecies, then you'll probably have been pleased to see December 2012 come and go without it being the end of the world. There are many financial advisers who will have been equally relieved that life continued post 31 December 2012 ('R-Day'), the date when the o...
Technical articles | 10 Jun 2013
This month's article concludes the series on the subject of the General Anti-Abuse Rule (the GAAR).  To briefly summarise, the GAAR is a special statutory rule that targets tax avoidance schemes which, because they are complex and/or novel, are outside of the general tax legislation.&n...
Technical articles | 14 May 2013
This month's article continues on the subject of the General Anti-Abuse Rule (the GAAR). The GAAR is a special statutory rule that targets tax avoidance schemes which, because they are complex and/or novel, are outside of the general tax legislation. Only schemes that are abusive are within...
Technical articles | 22 Apr 2013
The subject of tax avoidance and evasion has been headline news for some time bearing in mind that HMRC has estimated that in 2011/12 the "tax gap" (the difference between the tax due and that collected) amounted to £32bn.  Of this it is estimated that avoidance accounted for 14% (£5bn...
Research | 01 Oct 2011
In the current landscape where governments across the industrialised world are juggling fiscal austerity with supporting welfare, the idea of reducing taxes to favour an environmentally sustainable circular economy might seem less relevant. However as Walter Stahel of The Geneva Association...
Technical articles | 01 Jun 2008
Most advisers won't deal with nondomiciliaries on a daily basis and so the new rules affecting the taxation of the non-UK capital gains and income, in most cases, won't be top of the "to-learn" list. Most will be aware that there is a £30,000 annual charge to pay for long-term UK-resident n...
Lectures | 19 Mar 2007
Capital taxation on divorce. Lecture delivered by Bryony Cove on 19 March 2007.
Lectures | 13 Jan 2005
The £1.5m cap? New pension taxation changes. Lecture delivered by Michelle Cracknell on 13 January 2005.
News items | 02 Mar 2016
Personal Finance Society news update from 17 February to 1 March 2016 on taxation, retirement planning, and investments.
 

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