Further tax rises looming? Mark Davies comments in The Telegraph

This week The Telegraph reported on recent findings from the Institute of Fiscal Studies which calculates the UK tax burden to be reaching a 70 year high, prompting fears across the political spectrum, of an exodus of the mobile rich to more favourable tax jurisdictions. Further Tax Rises Loom – Mark Davies comments Mark Davies…

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Mark Davies is listed in Spears’ 2020 Top Ten Private Client Accountants

We are proud to announce that Mark Davies has been included in the top ten private client accountants in the 2020 #SpearsIndex. This is the Spears’ ranking of top tax and trust advisers who advise global HNWs.  https://www.spearswms.com/the-spears-tax-trust-advisers-index/ It is a timely and essential index of the wealth industry’s best service providers. With the office…

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Mark Davies & Associates welcomes new Tax Partner – Roger Holman

Mark Davies & Associates, the award winning firm of international private client advisers, announces the appointment of a new tax partner, Roger Holman. Roger joins from DWF, the world’s largest listed legal business. Mark Davies commented “Roger is an excellent addition to our firm. Meeting your new colleagues for the first time on Zoom sounds frankly…

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Super Rich Stranded by Lockdown – today in Bloomberg

Super Rich Stranded by Lockdown Today in Bloomberg , Mark Davies describes the recent havoc wreaked on his clients’ tax plans:- “The pandemic means we’ve now got people stuck in the U.K. who didn’t intend to be here, and people who did want to be here that couldn’t,” he said. “It’s gone both ways.” With…

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Tax relief on property – some advice from Tom Trewby in the Financial Times

Tax relief on property is discussed in the Financial Times this morning, as one reader poses the question – “If I convert a barn on my farm estate into a house for my son to live in, can I claim tax relief on the conversion?” Tom Trewby advises that costs cannot be offset against farming income,…

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Mark Davies in the Telegraph on Offshore Income and Gains letters

In Monday’s Telegraph Laura Miller explores the repercussions of returning a signed offshore income and gains letter to HMRC. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/tax/return/dont-sign-dotted-line-warning-hmrc-letters-could-trigger-tax/ In this article Mark Davies explains that signing the disclosure might prevent a taxpayer from being able to claim an unprompted disclosure of a mistake, which would lead to higher penalties. He also warns that…

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