While the Criminal Finances Act (CFA) makes no changes to the definition of tax evasion and avoidance, it does place a new burden on corporates, through the failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion offence. This will oblige companies to pay much closer attention to their tax and payment structures to ensure that they can effectively mitigate the risk of any facilitation of tax evasion either directly or via third parties such as tax advisers.
In the Winter edition of In-House Lawyer, Gareth Thomas looks at the Act in detail and what the reasonable provision means for companies.
Posted December 2017
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