Proposed BVI investment fund

Capital Gains Tax, Income Tax

Five unconnected individuals wanted to establish a private equity/venture capital fund (the ‘Fund’).  The Fund vehicle was  a limited partnership formed and tax resident in the British Virgin Islands (‘VC Fund LP’). The five individuals were to be the general partners in VC Fund LP.

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CGT – Entrepreneurs’ relief and compensation

Capital Gains Tax

In 2002 M who was suffering from ill health sold his interest in a thriving accountancy practice to the other two partners, C and P.  Entrepreneurs’ relief was available on the gain attributable to the goodwill at the time of disposal. In 2011, M discovered that C and P had deliberately used incorrect figures to calculate the value of the goodwill.

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