Non-Resident Athletes – The Case for Reform in the UK

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This article was written for and first published by LawInSport.  The full article is available to view here.

With some international sports stars refusing to participate in the UK as a result of our tax laws, Nicola Parkinson, Senior Tax Associate a law firm Walker Morris, examines the case for reform.

When the country embraced London 2012 with great enthusiasm, few would have realised that, without a simple change in the tax law, London could have jeopardised its chances of ever becoming the host city. Whilst the UK now recognises the importance its tax laws can have on its attractiveness as a place for international competition, it continues to deal with such events on a case by case basis.

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