Legal community slams Budget’s non-doms policy – The Lawyer

Posted March 13th, 2008 in budgets, domicile, news, taxation by sally

“The Chancellor Alistair Darling has pushed ahead with plans to hit non-domiciled residents with a £30,000 annual tax, with the levy kicking in once they have lived in the UK for seven years.”

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The Lawyer, 12th March 2008

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Attack on non-doms has lawyers in a flap – The Times

Posted March 3rd, 2008 in domicile, news, tax avoidance by sally

“Property lawyers may enjoy a short-term boost while their wealthier clients sell off their London homes, but new tax plans aimed at rich individuals who are not domiciled in the UK for tax purposes — non-doms, in other words — have received a resounding thumbs down from the British legal profession.”

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The Times, 28th February 2008

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The £30,000 question: Will proposed tax on Britain’s super-rich really force them to leave the country? – The Independent

Posted February 13th, 2008 in domicile, news, tax avoidance by sally

“Alistair Darling has been accused of bowing to pressure from the super-rich after he sought to reassure foreigners living in Britain worried about his plans to close their tax loopholes.”

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The Independent, 13th February 2008

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Great art ‘will be forced abroad by tax law’ – The Times

Posted February 11th, 2008 in artistic works, domicile, news, taxation by sally

“The British public will miss out on seeing some of the greatest works of art in the world because of the Government’s tax plans for nondomiciled foreigners, the director of the Tate said yesterday.”

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The Times, 9th February 2008

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Russian oligarch blocks £1.5bn lawsuit – The Times

Posted May 3rd, 2007 in domicile, news, service by sally

“Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska this morning won the first round of a legal battle to block a £1.5 billion lawsuit filed against him by a former friend and business partner.”

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The Times, 3rd May 2007

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