Monthly Archives: July 2014

Barclays Implicated in US Tax Scams

A US Senate committee report has said Barclays bank was involved in dubious dealings to let help hedge funds avoid tax. The details of the basket option deals used are quite technical, suffice to say private tax avoidance at public expense. The … Continue reading

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WTO Rules in Favour of China and India

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) this week ruled in favour of China and India. The dispute was over US tariffs wrongly imposed on solar panels and steel. But the problem of the US protectionist GPX Legislation remains.   Eamon McNicholas Tax … Continue reading

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Changes to Property TOGC Guidance

HMRC last week issued new guidance on a TOGC, transfer as a going concern, in Revenue & Customs Brief 27/14. Three particular areas are addressed. First, following the Robinson Family Limited [2012] UKFTT 360 HMRC now accept the surrender of … Continue reading

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