Recent News & Events

UPDATED – Practice Note on Interaction of EU Law and Direct Tax

Etienne Wong has updated his Practice Note on Interaction of EU Law and Direct Tax, first published on 27th May 2015.
The updated Practice Note* can be viewed here.

*This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Tax on 27th May 2015 and updated in March 2017, and is reproduced with the kind permission of the publishers. All rights reserved.

[Posted: 16 March 2017]

UPDATED – Practice Notes on VAT Overpayments and Under-Deductions

Etienne Wong has updated his Practice Notes on VAT Overpayments and Under-Deductions, first published on 18th March 2015.
The updated Practice Note* can be viewed here.

*This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Tax on 18th March 2015 and updated in March 2017, and is reproduced with the kind permission of the publishers. All rights reserved.

[Posted: 16 March 2017]

UK Tax Planning and Structuring for Dubai Based expats and Businesses – Notes Available

Following the Seminar entitled “UK Tax Planning and Structuring for Dubai Based expats and Businesses” hosted by Old Square Tax Chambers and The Sovereign Group, the following notes are now available at the links below:

Speakers and Topics:
Amanda Hardy QCTax Treatment of UK Residential Property
Amanda Hardy QC with Harriet BrownQROPS & QNUPS
Harriet BrownDoing business and moving to the UK: international agreements – what they can do for you and will do to you
Oliver MarreExcluded Property Trusts
Mary AshleyBPR and EBT Options for Dubai businesses

[Posted: 14 March 2017]

UPDATED Practice Note on VAT Bad Debt Relief

Etienne Wong has updated his Practice Note on VAT Bad Debt Relief, first published in October 2016.

The updated Practice Note* can be viewed here.

*This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Tax on 2016 and updated in early 2017, and is reproduced with the kind permission of the publishers. All rights reserved.

[Posted: 6 March 2017]

UPDATED Practice Note on VAT – European Legal Principles

Etienne Wong has updated his Practice Note on VAT – European Legal Principles, first published on 3rd March 2015.

The updated Practice Note* can be viewed here.

*This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Tax on 3rd March 2015 and updated in early 2017, and is reproduced with the kind permission of the publishers. All rights reserved.

[Posted: 6 March 2017]

UPDATED Practice Note on Sukuk – investment bond arrangements and UK VAT

Etienne Wong has updated his Practice Note on Sukuk and UK VAT, first published in November 2014.

The updated Practice Note* can be viewed here.

*This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Tax on 17th November 2014 and updated in January 2017, and is reproduced with the kind permission of the publishers. All rights reserved.

[Posted: 27 February 2017]

UK Tax Planning and Structuring for Dubai Based expats and Businesses

Seminar in Dubai

Members of Old Square Tax Chambers will be co-hosting a seminar entitled “UK Tax Planning and Structuring for Dubai Based expats and Businesses” with The Sovereign Group.

Speakers and Topics:
Amanda Hardy QC – Tax Treatment of UK Residential Property – QROPS & QNUPS (with Harriet Brown)
Setu Kamal – Corporate Pension Planning for Dubai Businesses
Harriet Brown – Doing business and moving to the UK: international agreements – what they can do for you and will do to you – QROPS & QNUPS (with Amanda Hardy QC)
Oliver Marre – Excluded Property Trusts
Mary Ashley – BPR and EBT Options for Dubai businesses

The full agenda and registration can be found here.

[Posted: 20 February 2017]

SDLT: planning for higher rates transactions ~ Article by Patrick Cannon

Patrick Cannon has written an article for the Tax Journal entitled “SDLT: planning for higher rates transactions”.

A copy of the article can be seen here.

[Posted: 17 February 2017]

Landed & Agricultural Estates Seminar

Patrick Cannon and Harriet Brown will be speaking on 8th February  at the Landed & Agricultural Estates Seminar being held in London.

Further details can be found here.

[Posted: 2 February 2017]

Notes and Podcast available – Private Client Tax: New draft clauses and pre-April planning to deal with them

Following the Old Square Tax Chambers seminar held on Thursday 12th January, the notes are now available at the links below:

New Finance Bill 2017 Draft Clauses re Deemed Domicile and Protected Trusts – Oliver Marre

Changes to CGT Treatment of Offshore Trusts – Rory Mullan

Residential Property: IHT – James Kessler QC

A recording of the seminar, with a slideshow, is available here.