October 29, 2009
The UK's offshore financial centres must diversify and become less reliant on low tax rates or risk the wrath of the UK government, says a report from a former financial administrator
June 01, 2009
February 01, 2009
Stephen Timms is the UK's tax minister. His responsibility, as financial secretary to the Treasury, for the strategic oversight of taxation is at a time when the global economy has gone wrong and corporations are looking for the greener grass of lower tax jurisdictions increases. He should not be care-free and relaxed. Does he know something we do not? Or does he have complete control over the situation? Jack Grocott finds out.
January 27, 2009
The new tax information exchange agreement (TIEA) between the UK and Guernsey, which was signed in London on January 20, covers pension schemes, investment schemes, information on nominees and trusts. It amends the provisions of the 1952 agreement between the two governments.