Posts Tagged: tax fraud

Transferring Assets to your Spouse – Is it tax avoidance?

Tax rules have changed considerably over the years. In 1936 the House of Lords famously ruled that “Every man is entitled, if he can, to order his affairs so that the tax is less than it otherwise would be”. But in 2013 the General Anti-abuse rule was introduced. This has given HMRC the power to… Read more »

Can you spare three months for HMRC?

How much of a tax investigation could you take? With the ensuing costs, intrusion, time and stress involved, there is no underestimating the impact this can have; which makes this week’s news very unwelcome. It’s just come to light through a Freedom of Information request, that HMRC is taking 20% longer with tax investigations. According to tax… Read more »