As it’s exactly one month before I leave for Melbourne for my annual Australian Open tennis fix, my thoughts turned to tax and tennis. Is there any connection other than tax planning?
A couple of weeks ago, I was at the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (where I’m studying for a Diploma in Wine and Spirits) listening to Sally Easton MW lecturing on the global business of alcoholic beverages.
Frank, a fellow tax lawyer, has a friend whose son has just started as a trainee solicitor in a high street firm which does a lot of property work. In his first week, the trainee was asked to research a tax point by the senior partner.