Michael Avient

Michael Avient

Michael Avient is a consultant with JS&Co LLP and deals with complex tax investigations and litigation. He is currently instructed on matters in the Tax Tribunal and the upper courts. He is also regularly asked to be an expert witness on issues relating to tax avoidance. He was formerly head of London tax investigations at UHY Hacker Young.

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Loan Charge
1 July 2019

Michael Avient provides insight on the conflict between the right to possessions and the 2019 loan charge

Untangling the Gordion Knot – Carry back claims
Carry back claims

Michael Avient and Heather Williams explain the significance of the De Silva case regarding finality under self-assessment

Four legs good, two legs bad – Accelerated payment notices
Accelerated payment notice
1 November 2015

Michael Avient and Heather Williams warn recipients of accelerated payment notices to beware of HMRC’s maxim

Accelerated payment notices

Michael Avient and Heather Williams consider how the lines have been drawn with the enforcement of accelerated payment notices