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Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) - An overview

This article provides an overview of ATED. ATED was introduced in the Finance Act 2013 as part of a package of measures to make it less attractive for high value property to be held indirectly through companies. Topic:Legislation
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Common reporting standards – time to get involved

This article details the requirements of the Client Notification Regulations and considers what advisers must do in order to comply with them. Topic:Regulation
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Death whilst abroad

So when a UK domicile individual dies abroad, how is the death registered, and how are HMRC informed? Topic:Residency/Domicile
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VAT & Portfolio Management Services

This article provides a summary of the recent Opinion of the Advocate General in the case of Finanzamt Frankfurt am Main V-Höchst v Deutsche Bank AG (Case C 44/11). Topic:Legislation
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Information about foundations

This article explains what a foundation is, why they are created and highlights the differences between Isle of Man foundations and foundations, generally. Topic:Nominations

Creating a lasting power of attorney

Execution, creation and revocation of a lasting power of attorney in England and Wales; and whether an attorney can make gifts or act as a trustee on behalf of the donor. Topic:Powers of Attorney

You can run, but you can’t hide

UK HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have made it very clear that it is not acceptable for those with overseas assets to not pay UK taxes where they are liable to do so. This article explains the measures the UK Government has put in place and the effect these measures have on UK taxpayers. Topic:Legislation

There's no escaping FATCA

By introducing FATCA, the US hopes to gather a sizeable amount of tax owed by US persons. Gordon Andrews tells us more. Topic:Legislation
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Isle of Man disclosure facility

This article provides an overview of the disclosure facility agreement between the Isle of Man and the UK and explains the obligations of Isle of Man based financial intermediaries. Topic:Regulation

Moving abroad with confidence

This article provides an overview of some areas that your clients should consider before moving from the UK. Topic:Residency/Domicile

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