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    Just a thought… – 1 November 2018

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    The news that Marcelo, the Real Madrid footballer, pleaded guilty to defrauding the Spanish state of €490,000 and received a fine of €750,000 and a suspended jail sentence of four months won’t come as a surprise to those that have been following the Spanish Tax Administration’s (AEAT) raid on footballers over recent years. Like many before him, Marcelo had used a non-Spanish company to exploit his image rights with the income not being taxable in Spain.

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    Panasonic to Relocate HQ from U.K. — over Brexit Tax Fears? – 24 September 2018

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    Whether you approve of him or not, it is difficult to refute President Trump’s assertion that we live in an era where “fake news” abounds.

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    Royal Dutch Shell plc ‘‘Shell-shocked’’ over Tax Structure Criticism – 30 July 2018

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    It was recently claimed in the press that the petroleum giant, Royal Dutch Shell plc, had avoided up to 7 billion euros in Dutch withholding tax since 2005–06. It has also been reported that Dutch MEP, Paul Tang, was intent on referring the case to the European Commission and that Dutch Green MP, Jesse Klaver, urged the Dutch parliament to investigate the arrangements.    

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    Milestone 10 Year Anniversary – 3 July 2018

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    It’s hard to believe that Milestone is 10 years old today. Andy, Zoe and I would like to thank all our clients and fellow professionals, former and current employees for the support and friendships we have developed over the past 10 years. As with everything in life, there have been some great times and some not so great times. Setting up shop as the global financial crisis was taking hold wasn’t the best timing, but it’s fair to say we learnt some valuable business and life lessons!

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    Dutch Railway Avoids Corporation Tax through Irish Entity – 25 June 2018

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    Ireland is well known globally as a leading jurisdiction for aviation finance and leasing structures. However, its low headline rate of corporation tax and generous capital allowances have made it equally attractive for the national railway operators and franchises of various countries including the Netherlands, France and Russia.

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    Milestone signs collaboration agreement with Andersen Global – 13 June 2018

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    Milestone is delighted to announce that it has signed a Collaboration Agreement with Andersen Global. Andersen is a tax firm headquartered in San Francisco and California, with offices across the globe. It provides tax, valuation, financial advisory and consulting services to individuals and corporate clients. Read more about this in: economia International Tax Review Taiwan News CCH […]

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