Meeting new friends and old at the STEP LatAm Conference in Sao Paulo

I passed a busy few days in Sao Paulo last week at the STEP LatAm Conference, where I was representing STEP, together with our Chair, Simon Morgan TEP. The regional committee meeting and first networking reception set the tone for meeting many of our professional members, and it was a great pleasure to meet so… Read More Meeting new friends and old at the STEP LatAm Conference in Sao Paulo

Trust Registration Service: clarification on reporting requirements

It has come to STEP’s attention that in HMRC’s GOV.UK guidance on how to register a trust, the guidance about which beneficiaries need to be registered on the Trust Registration Service (TRS) differed in certain important respects from the HMRC guidance that was published on 22 November 2017. For example, the GOV.UK guidance said: ‘When… Read More Trust Registration Service: clarification on reporting requirements

STEP attends Global Tax Advisers Platform conference in Turin

STEP attended the Global Tax Advisers Platform (GTAP)’s inaugural conference ‘Tax & the Future’ in Turin, Italy last week, alongside many leading European tax advisors. The event was hosted by the foundation of Confédération Fiscale Européenne (CFE) Tax Advisers Europe, which was celebrating its 60th anniversary (press release). The GTAP was set up by the… Read More STEP attends Global Tax Advisers Platform conference in Turin

Online probate applications update – Oct 2019

HM Courts and Tribunal Service (HMCTS) recently organised a focus group, attended by practitioners from across the industry and representatives of various professional bodies, as part of its ongoing changes to the rules and processes around probate applications in England and Wales. As Deputy Chair of STEP’s England and Wales Regional Committee, I attended the… Read More Online probate applications update – Oct 2019