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Offshore Trusts Guide publishes news, features and newsletters on the use of offshore trust structures. The full guide analyses key global issues relating to the offshore trust, and examines in detail the trust regimes in key jurisdictions.

 

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UK To Offer Expanded Annual Investment Allowance Until 2022

17/11/2020
The UK Government has announced that the temporary GBP1m (USD1.31m) cap for the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) will be extended until January 1, 2022.
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Malta To Continue To Apply EUR20,000 VAT Registration Threshold

17/11/2020
Malta has received approval from EU authorities to extend its heightened value-added tax registration threshold for certain suppliers of services.
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Cyprus Announces More VAT Payment Flexibility

17/11/2020
Cyprus's tax agency has released a number of statements regarding further value-added tax payment concessions for companies financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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BVI Rules Out New Taxes In 2021 Budget

17/11/2020
The Government of the British Virgin Islands has announced that it will seek to boost tax collections by modernizing tax administration, not by imposing new taxes.
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UK May Double Capital Gains Tax Burden

17/11/2020
More closely aligning UK capital gains tax (CGT) rates with income tax rates could raise significant revenues for the UK, a government-commissioned review has concluded.
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France Proposes Additional COVID-19 Support Measures

17/11/2020
In two recent speeches, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has outlined plans to extend COVID-19 supports for French businesses.
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Dutch-Polish DTA To Feature New BEPS, Pension Provisions

17/11/2020
The Netherlands and Poland have agreed to make changes to their tax treaty, to add provisions to prevent tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS), and amend provisions relating to the taxation of pensions income.
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Cayman Tables Law For Digital Asset Business Regime

17/11/2020
The Government of the Cayman Islands has published legislation in its Official Gazette to introduce a regulatory regime for virtual asset service providers (VASPs).
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Burkina Faso Ratifies The BEPS MLI

10/11/2020
African state Burkina Faso has ratified the BEPS multilateral instrument, to make changes to its double tax agreements to counter tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS).
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UK To Strengthen Insurance Premium Tax Rules

10/11/2020
On November 5, 2020, HM Revenue and Customs issued a consultation on proposals to improve the administration of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) and prevent unfair outcomes.
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Switzerland To Overhaul Domestic Law Governing Double Tax Pacts

10/11/2020
The Swiss Federal Council has approved proposed legislative changes to alter how the country interprets double tax agreement provisions.
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EU To Challenge Dutch Pension Tax Rules Before ECJ

10/11/2020
The European Commission has referred the Netherlands to the Court of Justice for its rules on the cross-border transfer of pension capital and cross-border provision of pensions.
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Belgium Taken To Task For Three Tax Regime Features

10/11/2020
The European Commission is undertaking infringement proceedings against Belgium regarding the taxation of shares held by life insurance companies, the taxation of income from savings deposits, and the deductibility of alimony payments.
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Cyprus To Cut VAT On Tourism Services

10/11/2020
Cyprus's 2021 Budget includes a proposal to lower the VAT rate temporarily on tourism services.
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Cyprus PIT Return Deadline Extended

2/11/2020
Cyprus's Tax Department on October 20, 2020, announced an extension to the deadline for filing personal income tax returns and paying income tax for 2019.
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