Tag Archives: London

Norwegian Tax Refunds to Boat / Ship Owners

I note that a Norwegian state aid scheme which grants tax (not VAT) refunds to boat / ship owners has been approved by the European Free Trade Association Surveillance Authority (EFTA Surv.). Further details, with  analysis of effects in London, … Continue reading

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London Yacht, Jet, and Prestige Car Show in May

The Yacht, Jet and Prestige Car Show will be held in London from 4th May 2016. with the London On-Water Boat Show opening on 7th May. With some boats able to benefit from zero-rating for VAT, normally 20%, tax-planning is … Continue reading

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BBC Caught Out by Links to Tax Avoidance

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in Parliament says the BBC sold its White City site to a consortium said to be using a tax avoidance scheme. The chair of the PAC was shocked that the BBC would sell a public … Continue reading

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Local Councils Want £1 Billion (Extra) From VAT on Sugary Food

The Local Government Association wants an extra £1 billion of VAT for itself. The money, they say, can come for the VAT on sugary food and drinks to help local councils do something about public health. It’s not clear to … Continue reading

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Half of All Inheritance Tax Paid in London and SE

Half of all UK inheritance tax is paid in London and SE England. Hardly surprising to me as a tax barrister and to other tax fans, given property values in SE England. Next. Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant

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