Valsen Corporate

HMRC probing Manchester United players over image rights tax dodge

HMRC is probing at least two Manchester United players over potential image rights tax dodging, as reported by the Daily Mail.   The tax avoidance allegedly occurred under an agreement in the 2014-2015 season, where clubs would pay up to a fifth of their footballers’ total pay packages to ‘image rights’ companies rather than as […]

BNP Paribas Bank to pay £35m in tax avoidance

BNP Paribas Bank in France lost a case where it has to pay back £35m tax in the UK. HMRC claimed the bank tried to use a tax avoidance scheme involving share dividends using a scheme known as “dividend stripping”. BNP Paribas paid the full amount of tax before the tribunal was heard which dealt with a […]