- Credit Suisse fined over tax evasion charges
- Treasury goes ahead with bank account confiscation plan
- Steps and deadlines to minimize Canadians’ 2014 tax bill
Credit Suisse fined over tax evasion charges
A US court has sentenced Credit Suisse for helping American clients evade tax over a period of decades through 2009, and ordered it to pay the US authorities USD2.6 billion in penalties and compensation for lost tax.Read more
Treasury goes ahead with bank account confiscation plan
The government is going ahead with plans to grant HM Revenue and Customs powers to take money directly from taxpayers’ bank accounts, despite protests from professional bodies.Read more
The proposal, called Direct Recovery of Debts (DRD), was first floated in the April budget announcement. A consultation during the summer attracted a large number of objections...
Steps and deadlines to minimize Canadians’ 2014 tax bill
Canadian citizens are encouraged to consider recent tax changes as well as their personal circumstances when making tax-planning decisions. KPMG explains that taking certain deadlines and steps into consideration could help minimize the taxes they will pay this year.Read more
For example, when considering relocation to another province...
Family offices from East to West
Richard Joynt, director of a family office based in Jersey, and Patricia Woo, a fund and trust lawyer in Hong Kong, speak to Hannah Downie about how family offices differ…Read more >
Master the basics
Martyn Gowar remembers an influential colleague who taught him a key lesson.Read more >
Jan van Bueren and Thomas Ming discuss the increasing diversity of multi-family office providers.Read more >