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Transfer of a property in Switzerland on the death of the owner abroad
The steps to take abroad and in Switzerland to enable the heirs to whom the property is vested to transfer it in their favour, to sell it.
Expansion of the UK Trust Register: Implications for Non-UK Resident Trustees
The government’s final proposals for the expansion of the UK Trust Register were finally laid before Parliament last week.
What happens to a property in Switzerland on the death of its UK owner
What happens to the property in the event of the owner's death?
Tax thoughts on climbing the UK / Swiss real estate ladder – Part 2
In this series, we take a look at UK and Swiss tax issues which should be considered when climbing the English or Swiss real estate ladder.
Where there’s a Will there’s a Way: New Zealand taking steps to legally manage COVID
The past few weeks have seen countries react in different ways to the usually simple act of making a will.
Powers of Attorney: Cross-border considerations
Powers of attorney (PoA) have existed for centuries, as a useful mechanism of delegating powers to others
Lockdown Lowdown (Part 1): What Trusted Advisors Need to Know
The question for trusted advisors is how to go about “business as usual” in the current environment
Taxation on benefits in the case of loss of income
The Federal Tax Administration has published a Circular on the tax treatment of benefits in the case of coronavirus-related loss of income.
The Corrections: taxpayers required to address errors in offshore tax reporting by 30 September 2018 or face stringent new penalties
HMRC now have a nuclear legislative weapon against offshore non-compliance, in the form of the ‘requirement to correct’ (RTC) legislation.