James Ross

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James Ross advises clients on a broad range of international and domestic corporate/commercial tax issues, including corporate restructuring, transfer pricing and thin capitalisation, double tax treaty issues, corporate and structured finance projects, mergers and acquisitions, and management buyouts. He counsels US groups in the structuring of UK and European inbound investments, including in relation to redomiciliations and providing advice on technical issues in the context of revenue investigations and statutory audits. He is particularly adept at advising on intellectual property holding structures. Read James Ross' full bio.

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The government has published its response to feedback received on its proposals to simplify the taxation of termination payments, expected to come into force in April 2018. The following table sets out the main proposals and the effect these will have on employers. Importantly, there is no change to the current £30,000 tax free allowance.   Proposal Change Effect 1. Termination payments above £30,000 to be subject to employer National Insurance contributions (NICs). Currently, termination…
Just over a month has now passed since the referendum in which the United Kingdom voted narrowly to leave the European Union: an event which some have characterized as the greatest potential shock to the UK economy since the Second World War. For most multinational groups considering the potential consequences of Brexit on their tax position, however, the best advice is probably the same as that provided by the famous wartime poster: “Keep Calm and…
We recently released the May 2016 issue of “Focus on Tax Strategies and Developments,” which can be viewed in its entirety here or through the links below. The issue includes four articles of interest to taxpayers: Proposed Debt-Equity Regulations Have Dramatic Implications for Corporate Tax Planning and Compliance By Thomas W. Giegerich and Michael J. Wilder On April 4, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and US Department of the Treasury (Treasury)—without advance warning—released proposed…