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UGI MIDLANDS LIMITED
This strategy applies to UGI Midlands Limited and to the UK sub-group of companies headed by UGI Midlands Limited in accordance with paragraph 19 of Schedule 19 to the Finance Act 2016. A list of the entities to which it applies is set out below. In this strategy, references to ‘UGI Midlands Limited’, ‘the company’ or ‘the group’ are to all these entities. The strategy has is being published in accordance with paragraph 16(4) of the Schedule.
This strategy applies from the date of publication until it is superseded. References to ‘UK Taxation’ are to the taxes and duties set out in paragraph 15(1) of the Schedule which include Income Tax, Corporation Tax, PAYE, NIC, VAT, Insurance Premium Tax, and Stamp Duty Land Tax. References to ‘tax’, ‘taxes’ or ‘taxation’ are to UK taxation and to all corresponding worldwide taxes and similar duties in respect of which the Group has legal responsibilities.
UGI Midlands Limited is committed to compliance with all statutory obligations and full disclosure to relevant tax authorities. The group’s tax affairs are managed in a way which takes into account the group’s wider corporate reputation in line with UGI Midlands Limited’s overall high standards of governance.
GOVERNANCE IN RELATION TO UK TAXATION
Ultimate responsibility for UGI Midlands Limited’s tax strategy and compliance rests with the Board of UGI Midlands Limited;
Executive management of the group’s finance and tax is delegated by the Board to the UK Finance Director.
The Audit & Risk Committee’s requirement to monitor the integrity of the group’s financial reporting system, internal controls and risk management framework, expressly includes those elements relating to taxation;
The UK Finance Director has executive responsibility for tax matters;
Day-to-day management of the group’s tax affairs is delegated to the group Finance team, which reports to the UK Finance Director;
The Finance team is staffed with appropriately qualified individuals, who take advice from external advisors where appropriate;
The Board ensures that UGI Midlands Limited’s tax strategy is one of the factors considered in all investments and significant business decisions taken;
The UK Finance Director reports to the Audit and Risk Committee and the Board on UGI Midlands Limited’s tax affairs and risks during the year.
UGI Midlands Limited operates a system of tax risk assessment and controls as a component of the overall internal control framework applicable to the group’s financial reporting system;
UGI Midlands Limited seeks to reduce the level of tax risk arising from its operations as far as is reasonably practicable by ensuring that reasonable care is applied in relation to all processes which could materially affect its compliance with its tax obligations;
Processes relating to different taxes are allocated to appropriate process owners, who carry out a review of activities and processes to identify key risks and mitigating controls in place. These key risks are monitored for business and legislative changes which may impact them and changes to processes or controls are made when required;
Appropriate training is carried out for staff who manage or process matters which have tax implications;
Advice is sought from external advisers where appropriate.
Attitude towards tax planning and level of risk
UGI Midlands Limited manages risks to ensure compliance with legal requirements in a manner which ensures payment of the right amount of tax. When entering into commercial transactions, UGI Midlands Limited seeks to take advantage of available tax incentives, reliefs and exemptions in line with, and in the spirit of, tax legislation. UGI Midlands Limited does not undertake tax planning unrelated to such commercial transactions. The level of risk which UGI Midlands Limited accepts in relation to UK taxation is consistent with its overall objective of achieving certainty in the group’s tax affairs. At all times UGI Midlands Limited seeks to comply fully with its regulatory and other obligations and to act in a way which upholds its reputation as a responsible corporate citizen. In relation to any specific issue or transaction, the Board is ultimately responsible for identifying the risks, including tax risks, which need to be addressed and for determining what actions should be taken to manage those risks, having regard to the materiality of the amounts and obligations in question. Relationship with HMRC When submitting tax computations and returns to HMRC, UGI Midlands Limited discloses all relevant facts and identifies any transactions or issues where it considers that there is potential for the tax treatment to be uncertain. Any inadvertent errors in submissions made to HMRC are fully disclosed as soon as reasonably practicable after they are identified.
LIST OF ENTITIES COVERED BY THIS TAX STRATEGY
UGI Midlands Limited
Avanti Gas Limited
Lister Gases Limited
Avantigas ON Limited
Amazon Gas Limited
Tax strategy approved on 28 September 2018
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