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Tax Cases
All The Latest Tax Cases From Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers

Inheritance tax. “Carve-out” leases. Failed implementation.

Lady Ingram had conveyed property to a nominee, who then purported to grant her a lease of 20 year term. The freehold reversion...

In a landmark decision for pension funds, the Special Commissioners held that the sub-underwriting activities of the Post Office and BT schemes did not constitute trading within Case...

Tax avoidance through the transfer of assets abroad. Sections 739 and 741 ICTA 1988.

(1) On the natural meaning of the words used in s.739 the section applies only...

The Ramsay principle, as stated in Furniss v. Dawson [1984] STC 153, allows tax legislation to applied to the substance of a transaction. Steps inserted artificially with no...

Depreciatory transactions. Section 176 TCGA 1992 (formerly s.280 TA 1970).

The machinery of section 176 (reduction of allowable loss on a disposal of shares in a company if the...