UK Summer Budget 2015 – Essential Tax Update – 8th July 2015

Today George Osborne unveiled his 7th and first solely Conservative Budget since 1997. It was widely anticipated before the speech that Mr Osborne would target tax avoidance and, as expected, the Budget contained details of a £5 billion crackdown on what Mr Osborne termed as tax imbalances, avoidance and aggressive tax planning.  The Budget also included…

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Tax Planning Opportunities For Foreign Domiciliaries And Expats

Tax Planning Opportunities For Foreign Domiciliaries And Expats By Mark Davies Global Tax Weekly | 2nd July 2015 Introduction It is fair to say that the dust has settled on this year’s UK General Election. Although a surprise to many, the Conservative majority means that Labour’s planned sweeping reforms to the existing tax regime for…

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Mark Davies quoted in the FT re the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings

Mark Davies was quoted in the Financial Times (FT) re the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED): “Non-doms have often purchased homes through offshore companies to preserve their anonymity. Higher charges and lower thresholds show ATED has become a “penal” tax.” Read the full article here.

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Mark Davies & Associates shortlisted for ‘Boutique Firm of the Year’ in the STEP Private Client Awards 2015/16

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for ‘Boutique Firm of the Year’ in the STEP Private Client Awards 2015/16. The STEP Awards are an annual celebration of excellence among private client solicitors/attorneys, accountants, barristers, bankers, trust managers and financial advisors. The awards are assessed by an independent panel of expert judges. The ceremony will…

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Mark Davies quoted in The Times re Stuart Gulliver’s non-dom tax status

Mark Davies was quoted in The Times on Stuart Gulliver’s, Chief Executive of HSBC, non-dom tax status: “It is possible to claim a domicile of choice elsewhere by physically moving elsewhere, and by forming a fixed intention to take a permanent residence elsewhere. Both factors have to be present to change domicile, and both have…

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