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Tax Planning for Sportspeople and Entertainers 2012

Posted by United Trust | February 17, 2012

Tax Planning For Sportspeople And Entertainers 2012

Tax Planning for Sportspeople & Entertainers

March 22, 2012

Radisson Edwardian Boomsbury Street Hotel

London, UK

9:00 Registration & Coffee
9:30 Chairman’s Welcome and Introduction
9:40 Residence & Domicile Issues for Sports Players & Entertainers 

Amanda Hardy—Barrister, 15 Old Square Tax Chambers

-        Steps to take when leaving the UK & before arrival

-        Postponing non-residence status

-        Preserving non-domiciled status

-        Planning for the statutory residence test

-        Olympic concessions

10:20 Employer Remuneration Strategies 

Jo Summers—Partner, PWT Advice

-        The use of EBTs/EFRBS post FA 2011

-        Cash extraction from existing trusts

-        What to do about loans

-        Offshore planning opportunities for international pensions

-        Question & Answer

11:10 Morning Refreshments
11:25 Image Rights: Getting the Best Deal 

-        Creating tax-efficient image rights contracts

-        The use of offshore structures

-        Valuation & sale of image rights

-        Structuring licensing vehicles

-        Future developments including a cap

12:05 Case study: Tax-efficient image rights structures 

Freddie Huxtable—Head of Private Clients, RSM Tenon

-        A step-by-step guide to the key points in practice

-        Best & emerging practice

-        Avoiding common structuring pitfalls

12:45 Question & Answer Session
12:50 Lunch
13:50 Taxation & Endorsement Income 

Pete Hackleton—Senior Manager, Saffrey Champness

-        The taxation of endorsement income—a brief history

-        Current situation for non-UK resident athletes

-        Apportionment calculations

-        Inequalities between sports & exemptions: What happens next?

14:30 Tax Litigation of Sportspeople & Entertainers 

Jeff Millington—Partner, Smith & Williamson

-        Historical background to HMRC enquiries

-        The future of enquiry work into sportspeople & entertainers

-        Information gathering: sources of information for HMRC

-        Dealing with information requests & requests for real-time inquiries

-        Technical or fraudulent inquiry?

15:10 Question & Answer Session
15:30 Afternoon Refreshments
15:50 Planning for Non-domiciled Sportspeople & Entertainers 

David Kilshaw—Head of Private Client, KPMG

-        The use of offshore structures—how to select the best vehicle

-        Remittance of income

-        Structures for UK property investment

-        Planning pitfalls & opportunities

16:30 Managing Withholding Tax for Sportspeople & Entertainers 

Kevin Offer—Consultant, 41GP Partnership LLP

-        What is Withholding Tax & when does it apply?

-        The need for accurate documentation & recordkeeping

-        Dealing with the FEU

-        Issues in other territories

-        The Olympics & other events

17:00 Question & Answer Session
17:05 Chairman’s Conclusion
17:10 Close of Conference

 


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