Don't get swept away by new offshore requirements - Keeley Paddon, Head of Pensions Technical

19 Oct 2016

Advisers may find themselves vulnerable to paying out a £3,000 tax penalty if they do not comply with the requirements for offshore accounts and legislation imposed by HM Revenue and Customers by the August 2017 deadline.

  • The HMRC legislation change aims to improve both the transparency and perception of offshore taxation
  • Advisers, accountants and solicitors will need to take note as they may all have clients who are affected by the requirements
  • Advisers need to remain mindful that a wide range of product types fall under the new legislation

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