Gift Holdover Relief Claim

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Summary : Gift holdover relief (under TCGA 1992, s 165) was precluded (under s 167(2)) on an individual’s gift of goodwill to a UK company, as control of the company was attributed to the transferor’s wife (among others) who were not resident or ordinarily resident in the UK. Background : The appellant, a US citizen who was […]

TAX INVESTIGATION

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Prior to the introduction of self-assessment tax returns, just 1% of all returns were audited; with the introduction of self-assessment, this number will now be around 10%. It is highly likely that the number will be far higher if the HMRC is given more financial aid. What this means to the taxpayer, including anyone who […]