Financial services & Tax

Additional SDLT and the mixed property

Julie Butler discusses the tax planning opportunities available to purchasers of mixed residential and commercial properties, particularly in the farmin

07 Sep 2016

Under the spotlight

In the wake of the Panama Papers scandal, León Fernando del Canto reviews the steps being taken by the EU to combat tax evasion and the use of offshor

07 Sep 2016

Lawyers baulk at government plans to sanction ‘tax avoidance enablers’

Retrospective measures are defined too broadly and could ensnare legal advisers, war

18 Aug 2016

‘Glamping’: A trade or furnished holiday accommodation

With the rise of glamorous camping, Julie Butler considers the tax efficiency of far

18 Aug 2016

£20m retrieval should preserve SFO’s future, says lawyer

Agency 'here to stay' as the role of 'silent' NCA brought int

26 Jul 2016

Dodging a bullet: 
How to avoid costly 
property tax mistakes

Alun Oliver sets out the real and serious taxation risks thousands of solicitors face on second-hand commercial propert

19 Jul 2016

Putting a value on legal practices

Andrew Roberts considers how firms can prepare for potential mergers and avoid the mistakes and unrealistic expectations o

07 Jun 2016

Financial advice in estate administration

John Bunker discusses the financial and tax issues that can arise in estate administration and how providing advice on these matters can help build better relationships wit

04 May 2016