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HMRC Intimidates Taxpayers Into Paying Up

Threatening to take taxpayers to court if they dispute HM Revenue & Customs rulings has helped boost the self-assessment tax take by £1.4 billion. Extra...

EU To Publish ‘Vampire’ Tax Haven Blacklist

The European Union is preparing a black list of tax havens that help wealthy ‘vampires’ avoid paying taxes. EU finance chief Pierre Moscovici says rich...

Tax Avoidance Firm Loses ‘HMRC Approved’ Ad Challenge

A ruling from advertising watchdogs that carrying the HM Revenue & Customs on advertising materials is misleading leaves the way open for government departments...

Corporate Tax Loopholes Closed By Landmark Agreement

Ministers from 76 countries have queued up to sign a landmark treaty that will stop multinational organisations from evading tax by shifting their earnings...

Tax Hike For Offshore Pensions Slammed As Unfair

Financial campaigners have slammed government plans to make people living in the UK pay more tax on benefits paid from offshore pensions as unfair. The...

FATCA List – April 1, 2017

Almost 4,000 financial institutions signed up to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act in March. FATCA demands the financial institutions tell the IRS about...

Pension Savers Caught Claiming Too Much Tax Relief

Thousands of retirement savers face financial penalties because they are claiming too much tax relief on the money they pay into pensions. HM Revenue and...

FATCA List – March 1, 2017

More than 3,000 financial institutions signed up to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. The controversial act demands the financial institutions tell the IRS...

Boris Johnson Among Thousands Handing Back US Passports

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was among the record number of American-born citizens handing back their passports last year. The latest Federal Register shows 5,411...

Is HMRC Helping The Rich Avoid Paying Tax?

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) helplines are obviously anything but – unless you are a wealthy taxpayer. Anyone who has had to call HMRC for...

FATCA List – February 1, 2017

US President Donald Trump has yet to sign off an executive order repealing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) despite an election pledge. The...

FATCA List – November 1, 2016

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has added more than 16,000 new listings to the database of financial institutions worldwide declaring they meet the...

HMRC Targets Expats For Failing To Reveal Foreign Income

If you are living overseas but are still ta resident in the UK, expect a letter is in the post from your tax adviser...

FATCA List – December 1, 2016

Whispers around Washington DC that the Republicans will repeal the controversial Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) have not stopped financial institutions rushing to...
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IRS Nets $10 Billion FATCA Tax Haul

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has netted more than $10 billion in secret offshore cash and investments. The controversial Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act...

Why Doesn’t HMRC Give Anything Back Without A Fight?

It can’t be right that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) knowingly takes more tax from hard working people and families simply by not explaining...

Directors Risk Action For Selling Companies To Avoid Tax

The British tax man is warning that trying to save money by selling your company to one in Cyprus and switching earnings into capital...

FATCA List – September 1, 2016

Financial institutions worldwide are still signing up to show that they meet the requirements of the US Foreign account Tax Compliance Act (FACTA). The act...

Paying Up Front Tax Changes Avoidance Economics

The economics of tax avoidance have changed after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) collected £3 billion by demanding advance payments from wealthy individuals and...

Expats Guide To The Worldwide Disclosure Facility

If you are an expat and want to pay the right amount of tax to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) back in Britain, then...