National Insurance Changes – Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein

July 2012 Executive Summary -Changes to the rules on temporary postings from the home State to other States (e.g. from the UK to Iceland or vice versa); -Changes to the rules for individuals who undertake activities in two or more States (e.g. in both the UK and Iceland); and, -Employers previously outside the scope of…

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Our article in FT Adviser – Specialist blasts crackdown on tax avoidance

29th August 2012 Specialist blasts crackdown on tax avoidance The Treasury’s consultation document on the fair taxation of residential property transactions uses “ill-defined and emotive language”, Mark Davies has claimed. The director of London-based chartered tax adviser Mark Davies & Associates, said the consultation document and subsequent legislation that followed chancellor George Osborne’s budget objective…

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Isle of Man Disclosure Facility – IoMDF

19th February 2013 HM Treasury has announced a new Isle of Man Disclosure Facility – IoMDF. Below we have reproduced the Press Release but we will be bringing you our detailed analysis of the new facility shortly along with considerations as to whether the IoMDF is a game changer in terms of either the UK/Swiss Agreement or…

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Isle of Man Disclosure Facility – Our Comment

The Isle of Man Disclosure Facility  – IoMDF – Manx Discloure Facility – MDF On 19 February HM Treasury announced a tax co-operation agreement with the Isle of Man.  The Memorandum of Understanding agreed between the two governments provides for: the automatic exchange of information (eg details of bank accounts) to combat tax evasion. a…

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Guernsey Disclosure Facility GDF – Our Comment

Guernsey Disclosure Facility – GDF Related: States Of Guernsey Press Release 15th March 2013 A few days ago we tweeted that any agreement between the UK and Guernsey would contain a disclosure facility similar to the Manx DF. Today we awoke to media reports that the UK and Guernsey are “poised to conclude a deal” containing… a disclosure facility! Of…

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Jersey Disclosure Facility (JDF) – Our Comment

Jersey Disclosure Facility – JDF Related: States of Jersey Press Release 20th March 2013 Well that didn’t take long did it? First we had the Manx Disclosure Facility (MDF) then the Guernsey Disclosure Facility (GDF) and now we have the Jersey Disclosure Facility (JDF). Perhaps we should refer to them collectively as the Crown Dependencies Disclosure…

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