Tax Tribunal

No immunity for £77m vaccine tax avoidance scheme

Scheme seeking to exploit research and development tax reliefs is shut down in upper-tier tribunal

05 Sep 2014

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HMRC’s Rangers appeal given green light

HMRC granted leave to challenge Rangers' tax scheme

28 Aug 2014

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HMRC to appeal Rangers tax case defeat

HMRC seeks leave to appeal Rangers tax ruling for second time

08 Aug 2014

HMRC secures eighth NT Advisors tribunal victory

Tribunal wins over NT Advisers have saved HMRC more than £750m

31 Jul 2014

HMRC loses Rangers EBT appeal

Upper-tier tribunal upholds view that payments made to staff and players were loans

10 Jul 2014

F1 team McLaren denied tax relief for fine

£32m fine for corporate espionage not tax deductible, tribunal finds

19 Jun 2014

NT Advisors defeated again in tribunal

NT Advisors scheme stopped at first-tier tribunal

14 May 2014

Take That members face huge tax bill after ruling

Tribunal rules against stars' Icebreaker investments

12 May 2014

Trinity Mirror wins £70,000 VAT fine appeal

Tribunal finds HMRC assessment "disproportionate"

07 May 2014

Littlewoods VAT court win leaves HMRC with £1.2bn bill

High Court ruling sees HMRC facing huge VAT repayment bill

28 Mar 2014

Mehjoo case gives firms greater certainty

Dispute between firm Harben Barker and former client threatened imposition of opposing requirements on advisers

26 Mar 2014

Mehjoo: No such thing as a general retainer?

The long-running legal dispute between midlands firm Harben Barker and client Hossein Mehjoo emphasises the importance of clear terms, write Andrew Howell and Alexa Segal

26 Mar 2014

Adviser wins as Mehjoo tax negligence ruling overturned

Court of Appeal overturns High Court negligence ruling over failure to advice him of Bearer Warrant avoidance scheme

25 Mar 2014

Celebs to pay up for avoidance scheme ahead of court battle

Film scheme investors first to fall foul of taxman's new avoidance policy

10 Mar 2014

HMRC loses pensions contributions Supreme Court tax case

Employers' pensions contributions are not earnings for tax purposes, the Supreme Court finds

05 Mar 2014

M&S claims further Supreme Court cross-border tax victory

Supreme Court rejects claims made by HMRC blocking cross-border loss relief

21 Feb 2014

ECJ ruling could see HMRC make £115m payment to golf clubs

First-tier tribunal rules against HMRC in VAT dispute

19 Feb 2014

‘Pay-up first’ anti-tax avoidance rule not justified

Steps to compel people in disputed tax avoidance schemes to pay up before taking cases through courts are unconstitutional, writes Cormac Marum

07 Feb 2014

Contractor loan scheme scuppered at tribunal

HMRC adds scheme to Spotlights guidelines following its dismissal

07 Jan 2014

Eclipse 35 film scheme shut down in upper tribunal

Film scheme risking £600m in taxes defeated in tribunal

02 Jan 2014

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