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Taxation Of The Digital Economy: Status Of The Quick Fix
As we reported in a "digital economy" update earlier this year, digital taxation has been raising many debates at both the OECD and the EU levels.
European Union
11 Dec 2018
Taxation Of The Digital Economy: Toward A New Equalization Levy In Europe?
Digital taxation has raised everlasting debates at the international level and has become part of the OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting package discussions.
European Union
7 Dec 2017
Tax Advantages For Fiat In Luxembourg And Starbucks In The Netherlands Deemed Unlawful Under EU State Aid Rules
The Commission's full decision, containing additional details of its analysis, will be published in due course in non-confidential form.
European Union
26 Oct 2015
North Sea Oil & Gas Tax Breaks Announced
In the Budget 2015 delivered on Wednesday 18 March 2015, the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne set out several significant tax breaks for the UK oil and gas sector.
23 Mar 2015
UK Budget 2014 – Chancellor Slashes Carbon Taxes On Businesses By £7 Billion
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today delivered his 2014 Budget Speech in the House of Commons. Reacting to business concerns about rising energy costs, the Chancellor announced a package of measures aimed at cutting carbon taxes on energy by £7 billion by 2018 - 2019.
20 Mar 2014
Reminder: Annual Reporting Of Employee Share Awards In UK
Companies that make share-based awards to employees in the UK must file an annual report with the UK tax authority, HM Revenue & Customs.
28 May 2013
The Financial Transaction Tax: An Update
On 18 April 2013 the UK government issued a legal challenge to the decision of the EU Council of 22 January 2013 which authorised a subset of the EU (not including the UK) to introduce a financial transaction tax.
1 May 2013
UK Supreme Court Declines To Extend Scope Of Legal Advice Privilege
In a judgment delivered on 23 January 2013, the UK Supreme Court upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal, that legal advice privilege ("LAP") should not be extended to cover legal advice provided by accountants.
29 Jan 2013
Two Recent Real Estate Developments You Need To Know
A number of changes to the Energy Performance Certificate Regime came into force on 9 January 2013 under the consolidated Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012.
European Union
15 Jan 2013
The NAPF/Wheels VAT Case – Where Is It Now And What Action Should Be Taken?
This update looks at the long-running case brought by the National Association of Pension Funds (the "NAPF") and Wheels Common Investment Fund Trustees ("Wheels") (and others) against HMRC and the decision of the First-Tier Tax Tribunal (the "Tribunal") to make a reference of certain issues central to that case to the European Court of Justice (the "ECJ").
1 Nov 2011
Budget 2010
The impending general election appears to have taken any real spice out of this year’s Budget (although we can likely expect another one following the election, regardless of which party wins).
30 Mar 2010
Budget 2009 - Part 1 of 2
With the UK in the midst of a deep recession, and UK business already struggling to deal with the highly prescriptive and compliance heavy UK tax code, the backdrop to this year’s Budget could not have been more daunting for the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
24 Apr 2009
Budget 2009 - Part 2 of 2
Budget 2009 includes a number of measures which attempt to promote a green and carbon efficient economy.
23 Apr 2009
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