Weekly Tax Brief - 11 August 2015

In this edition of RSM's weekly round-up of the most important tax news, we cover the latest developments…

Tax inversions back on the agenda

11 August 2015

Tax inversions – remember them? Some months ago, tax inversion deals were in the headlines almost every week, with reports that US companies were seeking opportunities to move offshore profits out from under the US jurisdiction to those with lower corporation tax rates.

Where the Labour leadership candidates stand on tax

11 August 2015

With the contest for the Labour Party leadership hotting up, we’ve been taking a look at the tax policies of the four contestants. Based on the manifestos published by Jeremy Corbyn and Andy Burnham, and on speeches and interviews given by each of the four, this is what we have discovered.

Could Esports players be next in the taxman's sights?

11 August 2015

For the 350,000 people from 96 countries attending the Gamescom computer games fair in Cologne this week, among the reported highlights were the latest developments in Esports.

Supreme Court decision could have implications for UK trusts

11 August 2015

A recent decision from the Supreme Court regarding the UK income tax treatment of a member of a Delaware LLC could have implications for UK trusts with overseas beneficiaries.