Amit joined as senior manager in Grant Thornton’s National Tax Investigations team in March 2015. He is an experienced compliance investigator who spent over a decade working at HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), developing a seasoned operational skillset aligned to tax dispute resolution and management of tax risks.
Amit has worked in and held several high profile roles in several of HMRC’s business units, so has assimilated unique insights into the UK tax authority's business sector, customer segment and client size specific compliance policies, procedures and emerging strategies. He maintains up-to-date knowledge about HMRC's structure and future compliance plans.
Amit is accomplished in the risk assessment of personal, corporate and trust transactions and structures, specialising in international financial holdings.
Amit is suitably equipped to manage: all types of tax compliance interventions (ie self-assessment enquiries) and more intrusive and in-depth investigations (under Codes of Practice 8 and 9, where large amounts of tax are involved or there are technical complexities or there are suspicions of fraud); negotiations centred around the scope of assessing periods; managing exposure to behaviour-based penalties and other sanctions; and is well versed in the art of informal and formal information requests.
Presentating at 16.45 at UK Non-Doms, Restructuring and Relocation - 17th March 2016 on:
HMRC & Tax Transparency
- HMRC's compliance activities
- HMRC's approach to "domicile" enquiries
- HMRC's information sources
- Offshore Initiatives to date
- Common Reporting Standard (CRS)
- Significantly tougher 'offshore' civil penalties
- Persons with Significant Control (PSC) regime