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Tiley's Revenue Law 8th ed

ISBN13: 9781509911455
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781849464239
Published: August 2016
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £59.99

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This is the 8th Edition of John Tiley's major text on revenue law, now massively expanded and restructured to cover the focus upon the UK Tax system, Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax, and Inheritance Tax as well as incorporating sections dealing with Corporation Tax, International and European Tax, Savings and Charities which had previously been published in a separate volume entitled Advanced Topics in Revenue Law.

While this narrowing of the scope of Revenue Law means that it focuses on the most important UK taxes, its reduced size also makes it a more manageable and portable volume for law students and practitioners.

This new version of Revenue Law is fully revised and updated for the latest case law, statutory and other developments including Finance Bill 2016, the Supreme Court decision in UBS/DB, the G20/OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting project, Diverted Profits Tax, EU State Aid investigations, the 2016 business tax road map, and recent reforms to the UK taxation of capital gains, savings income, dividends and employment benefits.

As with previous editions, the text has been revised to incorporate changes wrought by new enactments in the past four years. This, however, remains the only book on tax law which continues to explain the new law found in ITEPA, ITTOIA and ITA in light of its legislative predecessors, with references to the former enactments still remaining where relevant. Those familiar with the old law of income tax but wanting to find their way round the new will find this work particularly valuable.

The book is designed for law students taking the subject in the final year of their law degree course or for more advanced courses and is intended to be of interest to all who enjoy tax law. Its purpose is not only to provide an account of the rules but to include citation of the relevant literature from legal periodicals and some discussion of, or reference to, the background material in terms of policy, history or other countries' tax systems.

1. Definitions and Theories
2. Jurisdiction: The Taxing Power
3. Sources
4. The Setting of the Tax System
5. Tax Avoidance

6. Historical Introduction
7. Income Tax: Basic Concepts
8. The Tax Unit
9. Taxation and Social Security
10. Deductions and Credits for Taxpayer Expenditure and Losses
11. Personal Reliefs and Tax Reductions
12. Calculations
13. Employment Income: Scope and PAYE
14. Employment Income: Emoluments/Earnings
15. Benefits in Kind and the Convertibility Principle
16. The Benefits Code and Exemptions
17. Employee Share Schemes
18. Employment Income: Deductions and Expenses
19. Business Income-Part I: Scope
20. Business Income-Part II: Basis of Assessment and Loss Relief
21. Business Income-Part III: Principles and Receipts
22. Business Income-Part IV: Trading Expenses
23. Business Income-Part V: Timing and Trading Stock (Inventory)
24. Capital Allowances
25. Income from Land in the United Kingdom
26. Savings Income: Interest and Premium, Bond and Discount
27. Miscellaneous Income Including Annual Payments
28. Income Not Otherwise Charged
29. Trusts
30. Death and Estates
31. Income Splitting: Arrangements and Settlements

32. Introduction and Policy
33. Structure and Elements
34. Assets
35. Disposals: (1) General
36. Disposals: (2) Gifts, Bargains Not at Arm's Length and Other Gratuitous Transactions
37. Leases 38. Options
39. Death
40. Trusts
41. Shares, Securities and Other Fungible Assets
42. Capital Gains Tax and Business
43. Computation of Gains

44. Inheritance Tax: Introduction
45. Transfers of Value by Disposition
46. Death
47. Gifts with Reservation
48. Settled Property: Introduction
49. Trusts with Interests in Possession
50. Relevant Property Trusts with No Qualifying Interest in Possession
51. Favoured Trusts
52. Companies
53. Exempt Transfers: Conditions and Allocation Where Partly Exempt
54. Particular Types of Property
55. Valuation: Rules, Charges and Reliefs
56. Accountability and Administration
57. Incidence of Tax
58. International

59. Corporation Tax-Introduction, History and Policy
60. Structure 6
1. Distributions
62. Computation (1): General Rules
63. Computation (2): Accounting-based Rules for Specific Transactions
64. Groups and Consortium Companies: General
65. Control, Groups and Consortium Companies: Capital Gains
66. Exempt Distributions: Demergers
67. Close Companies
68. Anti-avoidance: Special Provisions

69. International Tax: Introduction and Connecting Factors
70. Enforcement of Foreign Revenue Laws
71. UK Residents and Foreign Income
72. Source: The Non-resident and the UK Tax System
73. Controlled Foreign Companies
74. Capital Gains
75. Unilateral Relief Against Double Taxation
76. Double Taxation: UK Treaty Relief
77. European Union Tax Law

78. Favoured Methods
79. Investment Intermediaries
80. Pensions
81. Charities