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Deducting benefits falling outside the CRU recovery scheme

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 25 2009

The Compensation Recovery Unit will seek to recover benefits paid to claimants which are listed in Schedule 2 of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) Act 1997

Tax man first, family second

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 19 2009

The Court of Appeal has ruled that a divorcee must wait until a confiscation order against her husband has been satisfied before she can obtain a financial settlement from him

Inheritance tax: business property relief on a Scottish estate

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2009

Another interesting case from the First Tier Tax Tribunal was Fourth Earl of Balfour TC69, which concerned entitlement to business property relief for inheritance tax

Legal professional privilege does not apply to any professional other than a qualified lawyer

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 3 2010

The case of R (on the application of Prudential plc and another) v Special Commissioner of Income Tax and another 2010 EWCA Civ 1094 dealt with Section 20 Notices, served under s.20 Taxes Management Act 1970

Privilege and tax advice

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2010

The Court of Appeal heard an appeal in July 2010 against the decision that privilege protects legal advice given by a lawyer and not to legal advice given by a non-lawyer such as an accountant

BLG Monthly Update

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

Local Government briefing note 12012: Income generation and costs recovered from third parties for legal services

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 12 2012

Local authorities often have the opportunity to recover costs from third parties or generate income by doing third party work

It’s an asset just not a marital one!

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 21 2012

We frequently advise spouses who have significant assets generated prior to their marriage, or who have assets in a trust tax shelter

Shareholders options treated as income by Court of Appeal on divorce

  • Wedlake Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 18 2012

Until now, share option schemes have been regarded as capital assets to be divided between a couple on divorce or dissolution of civil partnership, particularly after a long relationship

Court of Appeal rule again on solicitors' scope of duty

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2012

Court of Appeal finds solicitors under no duty to advise on tax consequences arising from death of client when advice not sought