Taxman steps up the pressure on offshore evaders
The crackdown on offshore tax evasion intensified today as HMRC published two consultation documents dealing with (1) A new criminal offence and (2) Strengthening civil deterrents, according to KPMG in the UK.
KPMG appoints partner to UK Transfer Pricing team
KPMG has further strengthened its UK Transfer Pricing team with the appointment of Steve Labrum, former Global Head of Transfer Pricing at Alvarez and Marsal, as a financial services transfer pricing partner
Navigating the UK LDI Market
Our 2014 survey explores how the UK Liability Driven Investment market has involved, with investment now covering £157 billion of liabilities.
Mini-One-Stop-Shop pros and cons
This short KPMG video weighs up the pros and cons of the Mini-One-Stop-Shop versus local VAT registrations regarding the 2015 EU place of supply VAT changes.
Budget 2014 - Pensions toolkit overview
Big changes to pensions will come into force from April 2015. To help employers and trustees to respond to the changes, we have produced a new toolkit. This document offers an overview.
Sector insight: Family Business
It was hailed as a Budget for “Makers, Doers and Savers” by the Chancellor so now that the dust has settled a bit, what does it mean for Family Businesses?
Sector insight: Charities
On the whole, the Budget was a positive one for charities, with several specific targeted reliefs and grants being introduced.
Sector Insight: Education
Although the Budget contained few measures specifically for the Higher Education sector, the Chancellor’s speech did announce a number of grants to support science and innovation, and to encourage ongoing education and development.
Sector Insight: Social Housing
The Budget speech included a number of measures which will be of interest to the social housing sector, one of the more significant being the proposed phased introduction of two new Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) bands
Better or Worse off?
So how might the changes hit your pocket? Based on the pre-announced rates for 2014/15 KPMG has analysed some common scenarios to find out who will be better off and who will lose out.
Chris Morgan's view of the 2014 Budget
This is the penultimate budget before the 2015 general election, and the message coming from George Osborne was all about a resilient budget in a resilient economy – a budget for “makers, doers and savers”.
Budget 2014 on a page
A high level overview of the key announcements in the Chancellor’s Budget on 19 March 2014.
Member options exercises – market activity picks up again
Following he Code of Practice on Pension Incentive Exercises June 2012 release, market activity regarding member options exercises is picking up again. This update explores exercises carried out following the Code and how the market has developed.
'Cracking the Code’
New research from YSC in collaboration with KPMG on a gender intelligent approach to developing male and female corporate leaders
Public sector outsourcing: "Fair Deal" pensions policy
The government's new "Fair Deal" policy sets out how pensions issues should be handled when public sector employeers compulsorily transfer to independent service providers. This bulletin provides further detail and comment.
Country by Country Reporting
An overview and comparison of various country by country reporting frameworks including key requirements, current status and challenges to consider.
Are you ready for the 2015 VAT changes?
On 1 January 2015 the VAT place of supply rules will change and the European Commission will implement a Mini One Stop Shop scheme to simplify VAT accounting for relevant supplies.
FATCA - where are we now?
An update on FATCA: where we are now, reporting requirements and key messages for UK Financial Institutions.
Autumn Statement 2013
Will we see a rather more upbeat Chancellor delivering his autumn statement on December 5?
The UK as a holding company location
The UK Government has taken steps to make the UK tax system much more competitive for holding companies. This has led to the return of companies who previously migrated from the UK, as well as the establishment of a number of new holding companies.
M&A Tax Matters
M&A Tax Matters focuses on topical issues impacting transactions. Read the latest edition
Personal Perspectives covers a variety of contemporary points relevant to Private Clients
Weekly Tax Matters
Read KPMG's new weekly tax publication which provides tax and finance professionals with an overview of the latest tax developments and forthcoming issues every Monday.
KPMG's Employers' Club has been designed to help employers stay at the forefront of the latest developments in employment tax risk and reward.
Tax Disputes Resolution
We enable clients to unlock value tied-up in unresolved tax issues during a time of increased pressure on tax receipts