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Offshore funds and onshore myths

Posted under Tax Briefs, Ward Goodman News.

The ‘Panama Papers’ have created a media frenzy about offshore investment. Not everything you read was necessarily accurate. Offshore investment made front page headlines last month, with the leak of 11.5 million documents from a law firm in Panama. The fact that there was link to the Prime Minister gave the story legs, but unfortunately…

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HMRC’s investment in tax investigations continues to yield healthy returns

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HMRC has seen a strong return on its investment in tax investigations over the last year, with spend on its teams targeting ultra-wealthy individuals, large businesses, SMEs and ‘everyday’ taxpayers yielding very healthy sums of additional tax. HMRC now has a number of specialist units, which focus their investigatory work on particular groups of taxpayers,…

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Ward Goodman invests in classic vehicles for charity

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Weymouth Vehicle Preservation Society’s Annual Dorset Tour Raising Money for Dorset Charity, Weldmar Hospice Trust Sunday 29th May 2016 Lodmoor Country Park, Weymouth Next Sunday, 29th May will see the 28th Anniversary of the Dorset Tour. This annual event is organised by the Weymouth Vehicle Preservation Society (WVPS), a group of vintage and classic vehicle…

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tax haven

Tax havens have no economic justification

Posted under Tax Briefs, Ward Goodman News.

World leaders have been urged to put an end to tax havens in a letter signed by a number of leading economists. More than 300 top economists, including Thomas Piketty and 2015 Nobel Prize economics winner Angus Deaton have stated that there is no economic benefit to tax havens and are pressing world leaders at…

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Apprentice levy

Apprentice Levy amendment will benefit SMEs

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An amendment has been made to the way in which the Apprentice Levy is to be managed. The amended rules will now allow a group of connected employers the flexibility to decide the proportion of the £15,000 allowance to which each employing company will be entitled. In this context, ‘connected’ means a company is connected…

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