There is speculation that the 50% tax rate for those earning over £150,000 could be abolished by 2013. Both the Chancellor George Osborne and the Business Secretary Vince Cable have recently confirmed that the rate is considered to be temporary … Read More

As reported by Grant Thornton, the Government has today released its consultation on the long awaited statutory definition of residence which they are seeking to introduce from 6 April 2012.… Read More

From the OECD site 22 July 2010 — The OECD Council today approved the 2010 versions of the OECD’s Model Tax Convention, the 1995 Transfer Pricing Guidelines and the 2008 Report on the Attribution of Profits to Permanent Establishments. The … Read More

There is a big debate in the British expat community in Spain about the pros and cons of having the investments in Euros versus British Pounds. As Tax Counsel I am not qualified to respond to those queries and asked … Read More