As stated in one of our other video blogs, the taxation treatment of crypto depends on your activity rather than the fact that you are dealing in crypto per se. It is the nature of that activity that will determine whether an individual owning crypto will be subject to Capital 
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Around 2012, George Osborne brought in a number of changes to the taxation of, generally, non-UK property investors. These measures were very successful in raising revenue. It’s my view that this is where the Government had the realisation that taxing bricks and mortar was an effective way of generating tax 
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Cryptocurrency is a fast-developing area in terms of technology, regulation, law and tax. I believe that ETC is at the frontline of this fast-developing area of tax. As you would expect, we are currently advising individuals and companies holding and transacting in cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, ZCash, Dash, Ripple, 
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Perhaps stating the obvious, if one sells an asset at a profit then it will usually trigger a Capital Gains Tax liability. That said, some assets are not chargeable assets at all and they can be disposed of without any tax charge. Additionally, the sale of some assets will also 
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Clearly, the tax position for cryptocurrency is a developing area – in terms of technology, regulation and, as if by magic, taxation. Developing areas, as well as creating opportunities, can also provide the public, professional practitioners and regulators with uncertainty. As we are talking tax, what activity have we seen 
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We’ve all been there – got home from work and there’s been the horrible distinctive brown envelope from HMRC. One’s heart might skip a beat – however, generally, it is probably just a statement of account or a notice to file one’s tax returns. However, occasionally, it is not. HMRC 
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Following the release of the Panama Papers and other such ‘leaks’ over the last few years you might be forgiven for thinking that everyone had an offshore trust – whether politician, sportsman or business man. However, from a UK perspective, and in relation to trusts, the Panama Papers was old 
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Domicile? The press might want us to think it was another one of those loopholes. However, the L-word doesn’t come in to it where domicile, and the tax consequences flowing from a non-domicile status comes in to it What is domicile? Domicile is a concept of general international law. It 
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Many will have spent a lifetime building their wealth – perhaps building a business over many years, building a large property portfolio etc. However, that wealth may be easily lost whether it comes under attack from commercial creditors, family breakdown or the tax man. Indeed at 40%, Inheritance Tax can 
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A Client may be looking to protect his assets from a variety of financial predators: For example, a business owner might be looking to hold family shares on a trust to protect them from her son entering in to a marriage that doesn’t last An investor might want to hold 
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