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by GlobalTaxAdviser
Thu Jan 29, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: Income Tax
Topic: Working Offshore in Angola
Replies: 7
Views: 2566

Re: Working Offshore in Angola

Hi Les It is very difficult based on the information provided if you are resident or not in the UK as it will depend on the statutory Overseas and Residence Test and then maybe the Sufficient Ties Test. Spending days in UK is only one criteria. If you do not have a home in the UK and not actually wo...
by GlobalTaxAdviser
Thu Jan 29, 2015 1:02 am
Forum: International Tax
Topic: Uk Ltd company doing short freelance jobs in Germany.
Replies: 1
Views: 973

Re: Uk Ltd company doing short freelance jobs in Germany.

Hi

Yes you can invoice from the UK and also pay your agent from the UK

Thank

Sash
by GlobalTaxAdviser
Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:18 pm
Forum: Capital Gains Tax, CGT
Topic: CGT on foreign home
Replies: 3
Views: 726

Re: CGT on foreign home

The problem with nominating the Australian home has your main residence is that you are living in a house in the UK which technically is your main residence
by GlobalTaxAdviser
Mon Jan 26, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: International Tax
Topic: Withholding tax for video game royalties.
Replies: 7
Views: 1792

Re: Withholding tax for video game royalties.

Hi

There are lots of tax benefits for the file and television industry but not so much for video games. Though again if the games are developed in the UK there is generous tax relief if the criteria is met

I understand Royalties exemption cover films not video games.

Kind Regards

Sash
by GlobalTaxAdviser
Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:49 pm
Forum: International Tax
Topic: Withholding tax for video game royalties.
Replies: 7
Views: 1792

Re: Withholding tax for video game royalties.

Thanks a lot for your very helpful reply. I have the double taxation treaty between UK and the country I am based in, it says: "Royalties may also be taxed in the Contracting State in which they arise and according to the law of that State, but the tax so charged shall not exceed 10 per cent of the...
by GlobalTaxAdviser
Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:23 pm
Forum: Income Tax
Topic: Tax Residency for Guest Entertainer on Cruise Ships
Replies: 9
Views: 2534

Re: Tax Residency for Guest Entertainer on Cruise Ships

Hi

Entertainers and sportsmen have different tax rules

Is tax withheld from your payment ?

The double tax treaty under the tie breaker (see Article 4) should determine your primary residence

Thanks

Sash
by GlobalTaxAdviser
Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Income Tax
Topic: Transferring Property to Spouse and Income Tax
Replies: 5
Views: 979

Re: Transferring Property to Spouse and Income Tax

I would definitely use a solicitor for the declaration of trust and filings at land registry as it is not straight forward and just to make sure everything is done correctly

It shouldn't cost too much
by GlobalTaxAdviser
Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:34 am
Forum: Capital Gains Tax, CGT
Topic: CGT on foreign home
Replies: 3
Views: 726

Re: CGT on foreign home

Hi A few pointers PPR is available for non UK properties so you can get relief for an additional 18 months not 36 months If you are non domiciled then the gain will be taxed on a remittance or arising basis There is double tax relief where you can get a credit against the double tax which is payable...
by GlobalTaxAdviser
Mon Jan 26, 2015 2:03 am
Forum: Business Tax
Topic: Tax efficient part-time business
Replies: 3
Views: 1298

Re: Tax efficient part-time business

If you are a sole trader you can set the loss against all of your income in the current tax year and also carry back to the previous tax year this includes any tax you have paid in employment
by GlobalTaxAdviser
Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:14 am
Forum: VAT & Excise Duties
Topic: Claim import VAT - Backdate C79?
Replies: 2
Views: 700

Re: Claim import VAT - Backdate C79?

Hi Sean

I had the same issue with another client

Unfortunately, we couldn't back date the C79.

Thanks

Sash

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