16 Apr 2020

HM Treasury and HMRC have announced a 3 month extension to the deadlines for a series of tax policy consultations and other work in the light of the current COVID-19 crisis.

This consultation is included and the deadline for response is now the 19th August 2020. You can find more information here


The AREF Tax Committee and the IPF Indirect Investment Committee discussed the industry consultation  on the Tax treatment of asset holding companies in alternative fund structures that seeks to gather evidence and explore the attractiveness of the UK as a location for intermediate entities through which alternative funds hold fund assets.

Many thanks to our speakers, John Forbes of John Forbes Consulting and Matthew Roach of KPMG.

Post-event materials:

Slides: View slides here



AREF and IPF will both be responding to the consultation.  If you would like to discuss this with a member of AREF, please email Anshita at [email protected]


Anshita Joshi

Anshita Joshi

Tax Advisor, AREF

Anshita Joshi is the Tax Advisor at AREF and is responsible for developing and leading AREF’s tax agenda on issues relating to corporate and fund tax matters including VAT and withholding taxes. Anshita has over 15 years of experience in dealing with investment management tax matters, having previously at PwC as a Senior Manager in the asset management tax team.