TAX PLANNING IN 2014
Two Half-Day Seminars
Chair: Robert Venables Q.C.
Price: £599.00 + VAT
Note: This is for both the morning and afternoon sessions combined. If you would like to book a place in either the morning or afternoon sessions separately, please click here.
About the Seminar
HMRC is proposing to tighten the screws on the taxpayers who pay for everything. They are seeking unprecedented powers which would make them prosecutor, judge and jury, without appeal to the courts. Hyper-honest persons who have made perhaps unnecessary DOTAS disclosures will now be penalised for having done so. Close Companies, Partnerships, Workers under Contractor and other arrangements, Trusts and Estates and home-owners are all specifically targeted in recent and proposed changes.
A panel of five barristers, all practising from Tax Chambers, Lincoln’s Inn, will advise tax planners how best to cope in the new environment.
Robert VenablesQ.C.,Chairman - Amanda Hardy - Patrick Canon -
Harriet Brown - OliverMarre
09.00 Registration and tea/coffee
09.30 Chairman’s Introduction to Morning Session followed by:
TAX PLANNING IN 2014: HOW TO COPE - Robert Venables Q.C.
Trial by Public Perception - Ignorant Politicians - The Press and T.V. - The British Public - The Judiciary - How Tax Planners Can Cope - DOTAS - The GAAR - HMRC and “Tax Avoidance” - “Raising the Stakes on Tax Avoidance” - “Tackling marketed tax avoidance”- “Promoters of Tax Avoidance Schemes and DOTAS” - Settling with HMRC - HMRC’s General Litigation and Settlement Strategy - The Employee Benefit Trust Settlement Proposal
10.30 PROMOTERS OF TAX AVOIDANCE SCHEMES AND DOTAS - Patrick Cannon
“High Risk Promoters”: FA 2014 changes - Aims and effects of the new rules· “Normal” advisers caught as “promoters” - Ensuring you don’t meet tests for issue of “conduct notices” - New penalties and extended enquiry periods - Advising clients on “sensible” tax savings under the new rules
11.15 Discussion Session with Coffee
12.00 GUILTY UNTIL PROVED INNOCENT - Robert Venables Q.C.
HMRC as Prosecutor, Judge and Jury - Proposed Obligation to Pay Tax in Dispute: Retrospectivity “Raising the stakes on tax avoidance” and “Tackling marketed tax avoidance” Proposals - Consequences for DOTAS Disclosures - Premium on New Strategies
12.45 Questions to Morning Panel on Morning Session
13.00 Close of Morning Session light refreshments for delegates attending both morning and afternoon seminars
13.30 Registration for afternoon seminar
14.00 Chairman’s Introduction to Afternoon Session
14.05 Trustees and Executors - Harriet Brown
Impact of FACTA on Trusts Resident in the UK and elsewhere outside the USA- Inheritance Tax Deductibility of Debts on Death: the new rules - Changes to capital gains tax Principal Residence Relief: anti-M.P. proposals - obtaining dependent relative relief through trusts
14.45 Offshore (and Onshore) Intermediaries - Robert Venables Q.C. and Oliver Marre
Result of Consultation - Proposed Changes in the Law - Agency Workers - IR35 - Managed Service Companies - Income Tax - National Insurance Contributions - Contractor Strategies under the New Regime - Boyle v IRC
15.30 Loans etc. From Close Companies - Amanda Hardy
Finance Act 2013 Changes - Extension of Quasi-Corporation Tax Charges - Deemed non-repayment of loans- Benefits, direct or indirect, from Close Companies
16.15 Discussion Session with Tea
16.30 Proposed Changes to Taxation of Partnerships - Robert Venables Q.C.
Partnerships with Corporate and Non-Individual Partners - LL.P's
17.00 Questions to Afternoon Panel on Afternoon Session
17.30 Close of Seminar
The Seminar will be split into two sessions, morning and afternoon, a place at either of both which can be booked. Delegates attending both sessions will qualify for a discounted price.
Morning or Afternoon Seminar £399 + value added tax.
Both seminars (same delegate) £599 + value added tax.
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