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    How to vote in the EU Referendum if it were only about tax…

    Forgive them, for they know not what they do… Is the EU Anti Tax Avoidance Directive the last straw the UK needs to leave the EU today? And would the UK be more tax-competitive out of the EU? At midnight, on Monday 20th June, the European Council of the European Union (ECOFIN) approved the draft Anti Tax Avoidance Directive (ATAD). The European Commission (EC) clearly doesn’t trust Member States of the EU to implement the…

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    June 23, 2016 Posted by:

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    The DPT – A Distinctly Political Tax!

    A round up of the latest opinion We’ve been busy on all things DPT over the past couple of weeks. We’ve been to Amsterdam and The Hague (a Dutch Road Trip if you will) talking to friends and colleagues about the UK in general and the DPT in particular. Of particular interest was Charging Provision 1 as regards royalty payments – not unsurprisingly given the nature of most Dutch IP structures. Zoe and Miles spoke…

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    April 29, 2015 Posted by:

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    Milestone and Transfer Pricing Associates Webinar

    Join us this Thursday for our joint webinar with Transfer Pricing Associates (TPA). Milestone is the UK member firm of Transfer Pricing Global and we have been working closely with our TPA colleagues on how the Diverted Profits Tax (DPT) will apply to multinational groups and to identify steps they could take to mitigate a DPT charge.

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    April 20, 2015 Posted by:

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    Short…But Not Sweet

    We have deliberately kept today’s blogpost short and concise. We wish to focus your attention on the arduous and laborious steps that groups must now take to assess how the DPT applies, to mitigate a charge and the very short time frame within which to do this.

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    April 10, 2015 Posted by:

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    Diverted Profits Tax: Double The Fun?

    Today’s case study considers how the new rules may apply to UK property development activity. But, before reading on, firstly take a look at our ‘Plain English’ step-by-step flow charts to help you navigate the new DPT legislation.

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    April 2, 2015 Posted by:

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    Diverted Profits Tax – Budget 2015 update

    On Wednesday, Chancellor George Osborne confirmed in the final pre-election Budget that the UK will indeed go ahead with its controversial Diverted Profits Tax (DPT), effective 1 April 2015. The new charge (levied at 25%) is purported to be aimed at tackling aggressive international tax planning techniques used by large multinational corporations, but is likely to have far wider application.

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    March 20, 2015 Posted by:

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    Zoe is a Partner at Milestone, she brings extensive knowledge of international tax systems with a special interest in double tax treaties, exploitation of IP and the role of EU law.

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