Accountant to pay £1m in Mehjoo case


The recent decision of Mr Justice Silber in Hossein Mehjoo v Harben Barker (A Firm) and Harben Barker Ltd [2013] EWHC 1500 (QB) has attracted a great deal of publicity in the general press, as it considers the important area of an accountant’s duty to his client to advise him how best to ..  Read more

Responsible stamp duty land tax planning


Responsible stamp duty land tax planning is possible in spite of three sets of legislative provisions.

SDLT now has three types of general anti-avoidance rule.

Uncertainty over HMRC’s application of one rule in the context of corporate deals has mostly been resolved.
Uncertainty over anothe..  Read more