Weekly tax brief - 23 August 2016

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

Does tax avoidance have a future?

23 August 2016

When all is said and done, you either pay the tax due or you do not. You are a compliant taxpayer, or a tax evader. So does tax avoidance have a future? And what does the Cheshire Cat have to say about this?

Significant changes for non doms from April 2017

23 August 2016

HMRC released their update on the proposed changes for non-doms on Friday 19th August, together with some draft legislation. Despite rumours of delay or even postponement of these changes, following the uncertainty of the Brexit vote, it is clear that 6 April 2017 will be the start date for some very significant changes for non-doms in the UK and foreign owners of residential property.

Making tax digital - the impact on public finances

23 August 2016

Last week’s tax brief looked at the possible savings to businesses from HMRC’s digital strategy. This week, the focus is on the impact on the public finances.

Off to university?

23 August 2016

With A-level results out and record numbers of students accepting places at university, students and their parents will be considering how to finance the costs as tax-efficiently as possible.