Football Finance

Football boots left on grass

Premier League clubs clear tax debts

The Premiership is the only senior league to have paid all its tax liabilities at the end of the last fiscal year

17 Jun 2011


Taxman to net £1bn from football clubs

HM Revenue & Customs likely to receive £1bn from Premier League in tax revenues for 2010-11

09 Jun 2011

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31 May 2011

Champions League final could make Exchequer a winner

Exchequer could come out a winner at this weekend's Champions League final

26 May 2011

Ashtons JWD arranges Gazza IVA

Ashtons JWD partner David Meany has been appointed supervisor to ex-footballer Paul Gascoigne's individual voluntary arrangement

26 May 2011

Baker Tilly call lawyers to Portsmouth FC liquidation

Portsmouth FC liquidators Geoff Carton-Kelly and David Hudson have recruited Nick Oliver from Howes Percival to assist in it's investigation of the club

19 May 2011

Dundee FC exits administration

PKF partner Bryan Jackson becomes supervisor of Dundee FC's company voluntary arrangement, as the club exits administration

12 May 2011

Rangers confident of winning tax tribunal

The owner of the Glasgow football club says he is confident they will win the £60m tribunal

10 May 2011

Plymouth CVA approved

Company Voluntary Arrangement approved at Plymouth Argyle

06 May 2011

Sven-Goran Erikkson hires Kingston Smith to liquidate advisors

Ex-England manager calls in Ian Defty to liquidate company of former financial advisors

06 May 2011

HMRC to veto Plymouth CVA today

Taxman due to vote against proposal to save Plymouth FC

06 May 2011

Court date set for HMRC and Premier League battle

Football v taxman clash at High Court set for 28 November

06 May 2011

Taxman joins Lehmans insolvency battle

Lehman Brothers' super-creditor court case receives written submissions from HM Revenue & Customs and the Premier League

28 Apr 2011

Rangers FC tax probe gains momentum

Scottish football club defends payment structures against HMRC tax tribunal

26 Apr 2011

The beautiful (numbers) game

12 Apr 2011

Sports minister suggests controversial football insolvency rule will go

The minister for sport Hugh Robertson has suggested the controversial insolvency rule which prioritises some creditors, will go

06 Apr 2011

Tax dispute won't kill Rangers FC

Rangers FC chairman did not suggest the club would collapse if it lost a tax dispute case with HMRC later this year

04 Apr 2011

KPMG wins Blackburn Rovers audit

Premier League football club Blackburn Rovers swap auditors PM+M for KPMG

29 Mar 2011

Plymouth administrators defer pay

The administrative team for collapsed football club Plymouth FC are deferring their pay until it achieves a "successful outcome"

24 Mar 2011

Premier League clubs owed taxman millions

New information suggests the two most successful football leagues owed the taxman £22m for the tax year ending April 2010

16 Mar 2011

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