Tax Avoidance Schemes
Ex-footballers linked to film scheme to sue financial advisers
A group of 45 former English Premier League footballers are to sue the professional advisers linked to the £700m Ingenious Media film investment scheme that has been accused by the UK taxman of creating artificial losses to allow investors to claim tax relief.
Paying staff in gold ‘abnormal and contrived’ – UK tax panel
Employee incentive arrangements where workers are paid using gold bullion are “abnormal” and not a “reasonable course of action”, according to an independent panel set up to advise the UK government on disputes over potentially abusive tax arrangements.
HMRC frames new string of conditions for APN avoiders
HM Revenue & Customs has set out a string of new conditions under which it may extend the time allowed to pay a tax bill under an accelerated payment notice (APN).