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Articles by John Dunlop

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Be Prepared for Capital Gains Tax Payment Change

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Be Prepared for Capital Gains Tax Payment Change

From 6 April 2020, when a UK resident sells UK residential property they will only have 30 days to tell HMRC and pay any Capital Gains Tax due. This a ...

DAC Beachcroft's Spring 2020 Budget Alert

DAC Beachcroft's Spring 2020 Budget Alert

With all that is happening in the wider world led by the Coronavirus, today’s budget was headlined by the new Chancellor promising that ‘life will ret ...

Real Estate M&A 2020

Real Estate M&A 2020

Selecting the right structure for potential real estate investments, from funding, acquisition, sale and leaseback, joint venture and development thro ...

IR35 and the construction industry

IR35 and the construction industry

Construction analysis: John Dunlop, head of tax at DAC Beachcroft, considers the potential impact on the construction industry of the changes to off-p ...

It's All In The Timing: Bringing claims under SPA tax indemnities and W&I insurance - A review of the decision in Minera v Glencore

It's All In The Timing: Bringing claims under SPA tax indemnities and W&I insurance - A review of the decision in Minera v Glencore

In this article, we comment on issues arising in claims for tax losses under SPAs and W&I policies and focus on one of the issues the subject of t ...

The rise of employee ownership trusts

The rise of employee ownership trusts

It was the Finance Act 2014 which introduced certain tax reliefs relating to companies owned by an employee ownership trust (EOT), and to individuals ...