Governments are now aggressively taking steps to identify tax non-compliance and firms are being increasingly scrutinised and challenged to ensure that they manage and mitigate the risks of facilitating tax evasion.
Firms are required to have in place appropriate systems and controls to manage and mitigate the risks of the Corporate Criminal Offence relating to the criminal conduct of employees and associates arising from tax evasion. Learn more about personal and corporate responsibilities and what ‘reasonable’ procedures mean as advised under the Six Guiding Principles.
Distinguish between tax planning, tax avoidance and tax evasion, and the offence of facilitating tax evasion.
Review the latest international developments concerning tax compliance, including FATCA, CRS and the CFA 2017.
Particular emphasis will be placed upon the provisions of the CFA 2017 and the new corporate offences relating to criminal facilitation of UK and Overseas tax evasion.
Analyse the six guiding principles of how a corporate entity must manage and mitigate tax evasion risks.
Conduct a risk assessment to identify risks by applying the workshop learning to firm specific risks and activities.