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While the Supreme Court judgment in Vermilion provides clarity on some of the questions raised by the deeming rule, it does not touch on questions raised by a number of other common scenarios, writes Nigel Doran (Macfarlanes).
Most would probably agree that the current rate of tax on carried interest is too low. But whatever solution is adopted, a balance needs to be struck between complexity and ‘fairness’, writes Heather Self (Blick Rothenberg).
Tax-favoured share plans are firmly in the spotlight at the moment. Claire Matthews (Taylor Wessing) reminds us how EMI options work and reviews recent changes.
Gary Lineker was successful at the tribunal, while Eamonn Holmes was not. Thomas Wallace (WTT Consulting) explains why.
The Court of Appeal’s decision brings refreshed simplicity to a tortured area of the law, write Joshua Carey and Sam Way (Devereux Chambers). 
Hugh Gunson and Guy Bud (Charles Russell Speechlys) examine the Court of Appeal’s decision which has potentially far-reaching consequences for the PAYE system.
Georgia Hicks (Devereux Chambers) examines two cases which seek to give authoritative guidance on the application of the Ready Mixed Concrete and business on own account tests.
As we await two Court of Appeal decisions, Georgia Hicks (Devereux Chambers) considers what HMRC’s new approach on the ‘business on own account’ test could mean for taxpayers.
The government should take a more pragmatic approach to taxpayers affected by the loan charge, writes Sarah Gabbai (McDermott Will & Emery).
Penny Simmons (Pinsent Masons) answers a question on the UK tax risks when engaging overseas contractors.