August Online Service Updates

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What’s new in our plethora of tax online services? Steve Savory summarises the highlights. The new 2018/19 edition of Tax Planning is particularly welcome at a time when it seems that tax practitioners are beset by an onslaught of technical and procedural change. As General Editor Mark McLaughlin remarks in his Preface to the new edition, ‘Finance Act 2017, Finance …

July Online Service Updates

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What’s new in our tax online services? Steve Savory summarises the highlights. Big news this month is the publication of a major new, one volume guide to UK accounting standards. “One volume” doesn’t mean “small” though – A Practical Guide to UK Accounting and Auditing Standards by Steve Collings runs to more than 1600 pages and contains more than 350 …

June Online Service Updates

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What’s new in our tax online services? Steve Savory summarises the highlights. One of the most widely respected products in the tax list is Trust Drafting and Precedents by Geoffrey Shindler and Julie Bell, and it’s easy to see why. There’s a lucidity to the writing which is particularly welcome in this area. The following notes in the chapter on …

Residence, Domicile Brexit and UK Taxation by Jonathan Schwarz

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Jonathan Schwarz, Barrister, Temple Tax Chambers. Visiting Professor King’s College London. The slender majority referendum vote in favour of the UK leaving the EU has raised questions of tax residence and domicile in a dramatic way. If the UK proceeds to give notice under TFEU Article 50, British citizens resident in other EU Member States and other EU nationals resident …

Is HMRC on the mend as staff morale turns corner?

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Improving morale important as it should lead to better service for taxpayers and accountants Staff morale at HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is beginning to bounce back from recent rock-bottom levels*. Our research says that HMRC staff surveyed in 2012 are increasingly positive about the organisation’s direction and management (see graph). In particular: 21% of staff believe HMRC is ‘well-managed’, …