HMRC’s Trusts Register

24/10/2017
HMRC’s Trusts Register

All websters clients that have trusts should note the new disclosure rules relating to trusts and the reporting obligations for the new online HMRC Trusts Register. The new disclosure rules and the need to establish the Register stemmed from the EU’s Fourth Money Laundering Directive, which was implemented into UK law on 26 June 2017….

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The changing tax landscape of Australian Property Ownership

24/10/2017

The last 5 years have seen some significant changes to the taxation of Australian property owned by foreign-resident taxpayers, but the 2017 Federal Budget marked a step-change. If the measures announced in the 2017 Budget are implemented, they will result in a very different tax landscape for foreign- resident owners of Australian real estate. Budget…

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New staff member: Lesia Mirchenko

24/10/2017

Lesia joined websters in May 2017 to support our Accounts and Tax Teams. Having gained a degree in Cancer Biology from University College London, she decided to move into accountancy in 2016. Lesia has recently been awarded Distinction in AAT Foundation Certificate in Accounting and has now started studying for the ACA qualification. She loves…

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Cambridge Chariots of Fire 2017 – Raising money for Alzheimer’s Research UK

24/10/2017

Websters Tax Tigers did it again!!!!  Completing the 2017 Chariots of Fire in a very respectable time of 1:27:45, finishing 288 out of 333 teams. The Tax Tigers were (in running order): Gonca Dequeant, Donna Whitaker, Felix Freebairn, Trishna Shah, Alex Jones and David Taine. Chariots of Fire is organised and managed by Hewitsons’ Charitable…

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Australian homes sold by overseas residents

05/09/2017

Proposed changes to the Australian Main-Residence Exemption – Act now to avoid a significant increase in the tax liability on the sale of your Australian Home. As part of Federal Budget 2017, on 9 May 2017, the Government announced plans to withdraw the main-residence capital gains tax exemption from foreign-resident and temporary-resident taxpayers. The exposure draft of…

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