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19 February 2018

A former TV presenter has lost her appeal against HMRC’s decision that she was employed by the BBC under a contract of service rather than as an independent contractor.

19 February 2018

Schemes allowing foreigners to obtain residence or citizenship by investment are being misused to circumvent the rules on automatic exchange of financial information, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

15 February 2018

Residential property in New Zealand is to be liable to full income tax on any gains unless sold more than five years after purchase, under a late government amendment to New Zealand's finance bill. The new rule will apply to residential properties bought after the bill receives royal assent, which is expected next month.

15 February 2018

Some 97,000 properties in England and Wales were held by overseas firms as of January 2018, a quarter of them owned by entities registered in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), according to Land Registry data.

14 February 2018

La Superintendencia Nacional de los Registros Públicos de Perú (SUNARP) ha brindado asesoramiento y pautas a los beneficiarios de testamentos que podrían desear renunciar a su derecho.

13 February 2018

Peru’s National Superintendency of Public Registries (Superintendencia Nacional de los Registros Públicos, SUNARP) has offered advice and guidelines to beneficiaries of wills who might wish to renounce their claim.

12 February 2018

An inventor working as a sole trader did not create a trust in favour of investors who supported him in his work, the England and Wales Court of Appeal has decided.

12 February 2018

The European Parliament has approved the addition of Tunisia, Sri Lanka, and Trinidad and Tobago to the European Commission's blacklist of third countries thought to be at high risk of money laundering.

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