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HMRC August Trade Statistics and Brexit

HMRC has published statistics for the August 2016 trade in goods. These show that for August the UK was a net importer in goods with the rest of the EU by £7.7 billion. The USA was the UK’s biggest export … Continue reading

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Charity Donations and VAT – Lesson 1

As a tax barrister, people frequently ask me about VAT and charities. So, charity and tax fans please take note of this, from HMRC, the deceptively simple starting point for the complex issue of VAT and charities. A freely given … Continue reading

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France Dares to Tax Internet Profits Made in France

They do things differently in France compared to the UK. Two stories caught my eye. Recently the French President gave a speech at which he said everyone must be on a level paying field, including taxes. He made his comments … Continue reading

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