All posts with the topic: double tax treaties

The Government announced today that it is to extend the Double Taxation Treaty Passport scheme (the “DTTP Scheme”) so that it applies to all lenders and borrowers, rather than just corporate lenders and borrowers. The DTTP Scheme was introduced in 2010.  It simplifies the process for claiming exemption from (or the reduced rate for) withholding … Continue reading Double Taxation Treaty Passport Scheme extended to non-corporates

It’s fair to say that the UK tax base has come in for something of a battering recently. Recent media spotlight has focused on the low rates of UK tax paid by multinationals on UK sales and on tax avoidance through offshore structures. The UK has a number of tax regimes which seek to deter … Continue reading Investing abroad – some rare good news