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FREE REPORT - UK Agency/Nominee Structure 2014FREE REPORT - UK Agency/Nominee Structure 2014
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Using a UK company as an agent for an offshore Principal can be attractive for both tax and asset protection purposes.In this Gold and Practitioner Zone report we summarise how this will operate and h . . . keep reading

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There are a number of complex anti avoidance rules that can apply where offshore, non-resident companies are used for UK tax planning. In this Gold and Practitioner Zone book we look at 15 of the ma . . . keep reading

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There are a number of hoops to jump through in order to claim Entrepreneurs relief and reduce your rate of CGT to 10%. In particular you need to ensure that the assets sold are "qualifying assets . . . keep reading

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FREE REPORT - UK Agency/Nominee Structure 2014
17/09/2014
FREE REPORT - UK Agency/Nominee Structure 2014 Using a UK company as an agent for an offshore Principal can be attractive for both tax and asset protection purposes.In this Gold and Practitioner Zone report we summarise how this will operate and how it should be structured. . . . keep reading
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15/09/2014
Splitting capital and income entitlement from a property In this Practitioner Zone article we look at whether individuals can split the income and capital entitlement to property income/gains. In particular we look at the arguments that support such a split and the tax risks . . . keep reading
Jointly owning a property or car with a company
12/09/2014
Jointly owning a property or car with a company Usually, where an individual uses an asset that is owned by his company there would be a benefit in kind charge. However, what is the position if the individual and company were to jointly own the asset? In this article we look at this . . . keep reading
How to give away a property for IHT purposes but still live there
10/09/2014
How to give away a property for IHT purposes but still live there In this article we look at one of the options for anyone interested in giving away the family residence (to exclude the property value from their estate for Inheritance tax) whilst continuing to occupy the property . . . keep reading
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FREE DOWNLOAD - Offshore Structuring 2014 In this Gold and Practitioner Zone book we look at some of the key offshore tax planning concepts and opportunities for 2014. . . . keep reading
Tax planning for an offshore company with shareholders coming to the UK
08/09/2014
Tax planning for an offshore company with shareholders coming to the UK Many overseas individuals (usually non doms) come to the UK to live and work. A large number of them may be shareholders in an offshore company formed before they were UK resident which holds UK and overseas investments. This article looks at the UK tax impact of the UK resident director/shareholder and tax planning options . . . keep reading
Alternative offshore jurisdictions
08/09/2014
Alternative offshore jurisdictions In this Practitioner Zone report we look at some alternative offshore companies and trusts that are not commonly considered but can still achieve nil foreign tax. This is particularly important given many of these are not blacklisted as many of the traditional offshore jurisdictions are . . . keep reading
Latest case on transfer of assets abroad provisions
05/09/2014
Latest case on transfer of assets abroad provisions In this article we summarise the latest 2014 case on the transfer of asset abroad provisions. These provisions are hugely important if you're considered transferring a business or other assets to an offshore company or trust . . . keep reading
Change in HMRC practice over the remittance basis for loans
03/09/2014
Change in HMRC practice over the remittance basis for loans HMRC have changed their practice relating to the remittance basis as it applies to loans secured on overseas income/capital gains. In this Practitioner Zone article we look at the impact of the recent changes in detail . . . keep reading
Tax implications of letting family live in your property
01/09/2014
Tax implications of letting family live in your property Lots of people let family or close friends live in their property for a period. This article looks at some of the tax implications as well as tax planning opportunities that could arise in this scenario. . . . keep reading
Claiming Principal Private Residence relief if you convert a house into flats
29/08/2014
Claiming Principal Private Residence relief if you convert a house into flats Anyone converting a house into flats should be concerned with any capital gain on a future disposal of the flats. If you have previously occupied the house or are planning to occupy the flats claiming principal private residence relief should be a key consideration. This article looks at this in detail . . . keep reading
Reducing your capital gains tax to 10% on overseas property
27/08/2014
Reducing your capital gains tax to 10% on overseas property Establishing that a trade exists can be highly advantageous when it comes to minimising your UK taxes on overseas property. This article looks at how you can still qualify for a 10% rate of CGT. . . . keep reading
Transferring shares to the next generation and avoiding capital gains tax and inheritance tax
25/08/2014
Transferring shares to the next generation and avoiding capital gains tax and inheritance tax Many people want to pass assets and in particular shares or other business assets onto their children. This could be in the hope of avoiding inheritance tax or simply as a means to give children a 'good start' in life. Any transfer of shares will however have tax implications and these should be carefully considered. This article looks at the transfer of shares and reducing capital gains and inheritance tax . . . keep reading
Latest case on tax relief for trading losses
22/08/2014
Latest case on tax relief for trading losses In this Practitioner Zone article we look at a very recent case on when losses incurred by a company will qualify for tax relief as "trading losses". . . . keep reading
New provisions for profit transfers between companies
20/08/2014
New provisions for profit transfers between companies In this Practitioner Zone article we look at the new anti avoidance rules that apply to "profit transfers" between group companies as well as the updated HMRC guidance. These provisions have retrospective effect in respect of payments made on or after 19 March 2014. . . . keep reading
Tax relief for ATED charge?
20/08/2014
Tax relief for ATED charge? HMRC considers that the ATED charge is not tax deductible for a company. However, there are good reasons why it may be tax deductible in suitable circumstances. In this article we look at the arguments for it being tax deductible . . . keep reading
HMRC state new non-resident CGT charge won't apply to certain companies
18/08/2014
HMRC state new non-resident CGT charge won't apply to certain companies HMRC have announced that the new non-resident CGT charge that will apply from April 2015 won't apply to certain companies. In this Gold Members article we look at when the non-resident CGT charge won't apply . . . keep reading
How to set arms length rates for recharges between UK and offshore companies
15/08/2014
How to set arms length rates for recharges between UK and offshore companies In this Practitioner Zone report we look at how to set the level of charges between UK and offshore companies. We look at three key areas that are commonly recharged: management services, interest and transfers of IP or other products. We look each area and examine how to determine an arms length rate . . . keep reading
How should you own your property to reduce tax and protect your assets?
12/08/2014
How should you own your property to reduce tax and protect your assets? How you own your home can be very important. As most couples will buy a house between them it's useful to understand the different options available and the impact this will have in terms of the tax position on any disposal as well as the rights of any future creditors. In this Gold members article we look at the tax implications of joint tenancy vs tenants in common . . . keep reading
CGT or income tax treatment if you're dealing in options and futures
11/08/2014
CGT or income tax treatment if you're dealing in options and futures If you're dealing in Options or Futures you could either be subject to income tax on profits or capital gains tax on any capital gains. The treatment may differ depending on whether you trade/invest in your own name or via a corporate entity. In this article we look at the key issues. . . . keep reading
UK tax and Offshore Hybrid Companies
08/08/2014
UK tax and Offshore Hybrid Companies Offshore hybrid companies are often quoted as though they're an easy way to structure your assets and minimise taxes, and are often quoted as an alternative to using a trust. As always though if it seems too good to be true it usually is! There's no doubt that a hybrid company can be advantageous but there are a tremendous number of ways that it can be used and each method will impact on its liability to UK taxes. We'll look below at what a hybrid company is before looking at the UK tax treatment. . . . keep reading
FATCA and the Cayman islands
06/08/2014
FATCA and the Cayman islands In this Practitioner Zone report we take a detailed look at how the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and the UK FATCA (the UK-Cayman Inter government agreement) apply to UK/US residents holding accounts in the Cayman Islands . . . keep reading
FREE DOWNLOAD - Offshore Companies: 15 Ways To Reduce Taxes
04/08/2014
FREE DOWNLOAD - Offshore Companies: 15 Ways To Reduce Taxes There are a number of complex anti avoidance rules that can apply where offshore, non-resident companies are used for UK tax planning. In this Gold and Practitioner Zone book we look at 15 of the main ways that offshore companies can still be used for UK tax planning purposes. We look at how the anti avoidance rules apply in various scenarios and assess how these will impact on the UK tax treatment. . . . keep reading
Should you still use a BVI company to hold UK property?
01/08/2014
Should you still use a BVI company to hold UK property? In this article we look at what benefits you can obtain from using a BVI company to hold UK property given the various changes announced in the 2014 Budget. . . . keep reading
Transferring property assets out of a company tax efficiently
30/07/2014
Transferring property assets out of a company tax efficiently A common scenario is for a company to hold both trading and investment assets. This could be because the shareholders have decided to use retained cash in the company to purchase investment properties or other investment assets (in the belief that this saves on the tax charge on extracting funds from the company). This is usually fine until you start to think about the future disposal of either the property or the trade. . . . keep reading
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