Football Finance

Andrew Crean

FA recruits CFO from The Jockey Club

Another accountant joins senior ranks at the FA, alongside its general secretary and chairman

24 Jan 2013

Rangers

HMRC to seek appeal over Rangers tax tribunal ruling

The taxman is to challenge first-tier ruling that found EBT payments that were loans could be recalled

05 Dec 2012

Heart of Midlothian

Hearts settles tax liabilities

Heart of Midlothian FC reaches agreement with HMRC over tax bill

05 Dec 2012

Portsmouth FC administrators receive early court date

Portsmouth administrators given date to seal the deal on a sale but club will be liquidated if court disagrees

21 Nov 2012

Taking Stock: Hibs take tax song to Heart(s)

TS loves a witty ditty

15 Nov 2012

Hearts given extra time to settle tax bill

Scottish FA Cup holders now have until 3 December to settle tax bill

14 Nov 2012

Criminal investigation into Rangers stakeholder

HM Revenue & Customs is investigating Richard Hughes, co-founder of Zeus Capital, the company at the centre of Rangers' takeover

02 Nov 2012

PKF administrators line up supporters to buy Portsmouth

Portsmouth FC administrators line up Portsmouth Supporters Trust as preferred buyer

19 Oct 2012

Insolvency Service bans ex-Leeds United chairman

Peter Ridsdale banned from holding directorships for seven and a half years

04 Oct 2012

Rangers FC tax debt rockets by £73m

Duff & Phelps administrators’ latest creditor report shows Rangers' tax bill now stands at £94m

03 Oct 2012

Rangers FC administrators reveal finances at collapsed club

Duff & Phelps administrators have released a report highlighting their remuneration, trading costs, legal fees and the cost of compiling the failed rescue deal

29 Aug 2012

Portsmouth buyers blame administrators for collapsed deal

Proposed buyer Portpin says its walking away from the deal due to a lack of cooperation from PKF administrators, recently unveiled debts and further relegation

15 Aug 2012

Portsmouth administrators condemn Football League

PKF administrators to Portsmouth FC critical of Football League decision to deduct ten points from the club

13 Jul 2012

HMRC rejects football insolvency rule appeal

Following its High Court loss against the Football League over a controversial football insolvency law, the taxman has decided to cut its losses

03 Jul 2012

BDO issues going concern warning over Coventry City

Auditors from BDO issue a going concern warning against Coventry City Football Club

29 Jun 2012

Creditors approve Portsmouth CVA deal

Rescue deal approved at Portsmouth, which is likely to pay creditors 2p for every pound owed and allow ongoing negotiations from Pompey Supporters’ Trust

26 Jun 2012

Rangers heads to liquidation after HMRC vetoes CVA

As the second largest creditor, the taxman's decision to veto Rangers deal will see the club end up in liquidation

12 Jun 2012

Portsmouth rescue deal to return 2p in the £1

Pompey administrators propose rescue deal which will see unsecured creditors receive 2p for every pound owed

11 Jun 2012

Rangers tax bill increases by £4m from interest and penalties

Interest and penalties see Rangers' tax bill rise £4m to £18.3m

08 Jun 2012

HMRC loss against Football League could go to extra time

HMRC’s loss against the Football League could see the taxman take the issue to appeal, but where did it go wrong?

06 Jun 2012

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

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The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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