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European Court Scorns UK Challenge to FTT

The European Court of Justice yesterday scornfully rejected the UK’s challenge to the basis of the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). The UK got off to a bad start by recognising its legal challenge might be premature, as at this stage … Continue reading

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HMRC Challenge to Offshore Employment Loan Schemes

HMRC have announced a challenge to certain contractor employment loan schemes. The arrangements typically involve working in the UK but employment by an overseas entity. The contractor is then paid partly in the UK, but with the majority by offshore … Continue reading

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Britain launches legal challenge to EU finance tax

“The British government has launched a legal challenge against plans for a European financial transactions tax to be adopted by 11 EU states, finance minister George Osborne said Friday.” UK challenge to financial transaction tax – yes, that’s going to … Continue reading

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