UK GAAP changes could hurt off-shore fund managers
Investor groups warn about higher tax.
Fund managers could be hit with higher tax for offshore accounts under
proposed UK accounting changes.
The Investment Management Association (IMA) believes proposed changes could
increase the cost of operating funds,
“With tax returns on offshore funds, we take the view that, however you ask
for your return, if they can convert that return into the figures we have under
the Sorp, then they will get the tax under (Statement of Recommended Practice),
” said Mark Sherwin, senior adviser for financial reporting at the IMA.
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