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Taxation Handbook

Purpose: The Bar Council’s Taxation and Retirement Benefits Handbook is intended to provide practical and reliable assistance to every member of the profession, whatever their seniority or area of law.
Scope of application: Barristers and Clerks
Issued by: The Taxation Panel of the Bar Council's Remuneration Committee
First reviewed: 01/07/2014
Last reviewed: 02/09/2022
Status and effect: Please see the notice at end of this page. This is not “guidance” for the purposes of the BSB Handbook I6.4.



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Important Notice

This document has been prepared by the Bar Council to assist barristers on matters of professional conduct and ethics. It is not “guidance” for the purposes of the BSB Handbook I6.4, and neither the BSB nor a disciplinary tribunal nor the Legal Ombudsman is bound by any views or advice expressed in it. It does not comprise – and cannot be relied on as giving – legal advice. It has been prepared in good faith, but neither the Bar Council nor any of the individuals responsible for or involved in its preparation accept any responsibility or liability for anything done in reliance on it. For fuller information as to the status and effect of this document, please see here.

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