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Requirement to Correct: one last shot for your offshore matters and transfers to be in order

10 Feb 2017
The reporting of income or assets in UK tax returns relating to offshore matters will be under greater scrutiny by HMRC with the introduction of a harsher penalty regime. HMRC announced their plans for the under-reporting of UK tax assets outside the UK in December 2016, along with a final opportunity to make sure everything is in order, with the “Requirement to Correct” initiative. With... Read More AboutRequirement to Correct: one last shot for your offshore matters and transfers to be in order »

By Kate Saunders

Cyprus International Trusts and the Modern Concept of Beneficial Ownership

04 Feb 2015
The terms ‘Beneficial Owner’ and ‘Resident’ are key concepts in international treaty planning and are increasingly becoming analogous, with national laws and international conventions looking to deny benefits to a resident person (individual or company) of a contracting state who is not the true beneficial owner of a dividend, interest or royalty. The term ‘Beneficial Owner’ can be... Read More AboutCyprus International Trusts and the Modern Concept of Beneficial Ownership »

By Richard Melton

Six reasons why Cyprus is good for Royalty Companies

29 Aug 2014
Cyprus can be very attractive for establishing a royalty company thanks to its competitive local tax-regime , access to EU Directives and its impressive network of Double Taxation Agreements (DTAs). In January 2012, Cyprus introduced new rules on the taxation of income from intangible assets with a view to establishing itself as a primary choice jurisdiction for royalty holding... Read More AboutSix reasons why Cyprus is good for Royalty Companies »

By Richard Melton

Hong Kong vs Singapore - Where should you be forming your company?

21 May 2014
Over recent weeks at Jordans we have received a number of enquiries for both Hong Kong and Singapore from businesses expanding into Asia. This blog briefly compares some characteristics of each: Both Singapore and Hong Kong are well respected international financial centres with superb financial services infrastructure. They are respectively the first and second ranked countries... Read More AboutHong Kong vs Singapore - Where should you be forming your company? »

By Stefano Iacono

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