Kingsley Napley


Kingsley Napley is an internationally recognised law firm based in central London. Our wide range of expertise means that we can provide support for our clients in all areas of their business and private life. Many of our lawyers are leaders in their field and our practice areas are highly ranked by the legal directories.

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Corporate Tax

Tax advisers beware – avoidance is the new evasion
United Kingdom | 11 September 2020

The government and Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs have been pledging to clamp down on enablers and promoters of aggressive tax avoidance strategies for years. In recent times, it has been hard to keep up with the plethora of measures and legislation brought in to stop these unscrupulous advisers. In August 2020 further proposals and legislation which forms part of the draft Finance Bill 2019-21 were released for consultation.

HMRC turns to companies to police tax evasion
United Kingdom | 16 August 2019

The Serious Fraud Office's guidance on self-reporting suggests that Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs is now turning to companies themselves to tackle tax avoidance and evasion. The guidance states that prosecutors will assess whether a self-reporting corporate has been genuinely proactive. Critical to such an assessment is whether the corporate has provided sufficient information about its operations, including making witnesses available and disclosing the details of any internal investigations.