Australia’s Minter Ellison has bolstered its tax practice with the addition of three partners from rival firm Maddocks.
White & Case has advised HM Treasury on its proposal for new tax legislation, which would help to provide new finance for business and infrastructure projects.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has launched a new campaign to target solicitors’ unpaid taxes, through which lawyers can choose to bring their tax affairs up to date or face tougher penalties in 2015.
HMRC has doubled down on accountancy and law firms, issuing 1,502 disclosure notices in the last year for information on clients that are subject to criminal tax investigations.
Eversheds has appointed Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) real estate tax partner Cathryn Vanderspar as its new London tax head following the departure of Clive Jones.
Litigation boutique Stewarts Law has appointed partner David Pickstone from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Legal to head its new tax litigation group.
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has made its second major hire in a week, appointing Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe’s London tax chief Nick Thornton.
KPMG has become the latest ‘Big Four’ professional services firm to be granted an alternative business structure (ABS) licence by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
French giant Fidal has chosen to formalise its ‘best friends’ arrangement with Mills & Reeve through an exclusive affiliation just months after setting out its ambitions to build its cross-border profile.
Conservative Party hints at inheritance tax reform download subscription
The unpopular duty is in line for review if the Conservatives win in the next general election.
Revised rates for Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) in Scotland download subscription
The Scottish Government has announced revised rates for residential properties under the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT).
The Smith Commission: draft Scotland clauses download subscription
The UK Government published draft legislation on 22 January that aims to implement the recommendations of the Smith Commission for further devolution to Scotland.
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