Press Room: Individuals

Miles Dean comments on the impacts of Labour’s tax plans for non-doms in The Guardian and Tax Journal.

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Miles Dean comments on Labour’s plans to crack down on non-doms in the Financial Times

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The Curious Case of Webster v HMRC – Andrew Parkes

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6 Nov 2019

The UK Statutory Residency Test

Like most countries, the UK seeks to tax its residents on their worldwide income and non-residents on their UK source income. This makes the question of whether you are resident in the UK, or not, one of vital importance.

11 Oct 2019

2019 Year-End Tips and Tax Planning Strategies for Individuals

As we head into the last quarter of the year there are several action items that US individual taxpayers may want to consider before year-end.

7 Oct 2019

Inheritance tax is unfair and should be abolished – Miles Dean

Miles Dean, Head of International Tax, outlines the arguments for the abolition of inheritance tax in The Times. Miles’ article was published in The Times, 5 October 2019, and can be found here. His comments were also published in Accountancy Age, 2 October 2019, and can be found here. It has been widely reported that the […]

4 Oct 2019

Non-Americans investing in US publicly traded partnerships

Non-US investors should be aware of the potential US tax consequences of investing in a US business which is structured as a partnership since this can give rise to various onerous US tax and filling obligations.

3 Oct 2019

Technology – what is your blockchain strategy?

What is the blockchain? Getting to grips with the basics is fundamental, particularly when dealing with a new and, some might argue, nebulous concept.

3 Oct 2019

US tax returns – how we can help if you are delinquent

We take a detailed look at the options available for delinquent US filers to get up to date with their US tax obligations.

2 Oct 2019

South Africa – the voluntary disclosure programme

Various jurisdictions have Voluntary Disclosure Programmes (VDPs) that “delinquent” taxpayers can avail themselves of, with a prominent feature of such regimes being the immunity from prosecution. We take a look at the regime available in South Africa.

25 Sep 2019

Podcast on Reducing IRS Involvement

Jason Graham, of Andersen United States, explains what it is like for an individual to be involved with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) such as through an audit, and how to reduce that chance. 

22 Sep 2019

Equity Compensation

It is critically important for companies to align the interests of the founders, employees, consultants, board members and investors. That is why choosing the right type of equity compensation can play a crucial role in the success of your company.

18 Sep 2019

2020 Presidential Candidates’ Tax Proposals

Overview of tax proposals of the Democratic candidates running for President of the United States that have qualified for the next debate in September 2019.

12 Sep 2019

Failure to file FBAR case underscores importance of disclosure and risk of penalties

A recent case involving a failure to file a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) highlights increased focus of IRS and acts as a reminder of the severe consequences associated with such failure.

4 Aug 2019

Non-US individuals, trusts and companies investing into the US

The tax treatment of US investments differs depending on whether the investor is an individual, company or trust. Investors need to understand the consequences of different investment structures so that they can plan their investment decisions for maximum tax efficiency.