Tax Tribunal

Rock and a hard place

Practitioners left in difficult position over clients' tax affairs

An uncomfortable tension exists between the politcal climate around tax avoidance and recent court rulings, leaving practitioners in limbo

30 Oct 2013

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HMRC launches Alternative Dispute Resolution service

Facility to resolve disputes before they reach tribunal is launched nationwide by HM Revenue & Customs

03 Sep 2013

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HMRC halts £135m stamp duty avoidance scheme

A tax tribunal shuts down £135m stamp duty avoidance scheme

16 Jul 2013

Quarter of large-scale tax settlements declined under new system

Initial Tax Assurance Commissioner report outlines newly-established tax dispute settlement system

04 Jul 2013

HMRC closes down employee benefit trust scheme

A tax avoidance scheme involving employee benefits trusts has been shut down by HMRC

12 Jun 2013

Glacially slow progress in M&S group tax relief case

Despite M&S winning original European ruling on group tax relief claims in 2005, eight years on there are still loose ends

03 Jun 2013

M&S wins tax reliefs appeal in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court rules in favour of Marks & Spencer in its claim for tax relief on losses incurred by closing German and Belgian subsidiaries

23 May 2013

HMRC closes £60m Land Securities/Morgan Stanley scheme

A tax avoidance scheme involving Land Securities and Morgan Stanley is shut down by the upper-tier tribunal

28 Mar 2013

£10m masterpiece qualifies as ‘plant and machinery’, tribunal rules

Capital gains tax is not chargeable on the sale of Sir Joshua Reynolds' 'Omai' portrait as it was part of the running of a stately home, a tribunal rules

20 Mar 2013

Business “lulled into false sense of security” by taxman

Waste solutions business Bales was unaware it was accruing late-filing fines despite agreeing payment dates with an HMRC officer, a tribunal finds

12 Mar 2013

Spot the Ball owners win £80m tax prize

Sportech wins long-running battle against the taxman over a VAT reclaim spanning 17 years

08 Mar 2013

Former bank chief defeats taxman in 'careless error' tribunal

Tribunal rules against HMRC over its decision to refuse to suspend a penalty over a careless inaccuracy made by ex-bank CEO David Testa

05 Mar 2013

ADR will not see more partial wins for taxman

The roll-out of alternative dispute resolutions for tax tribunals will not necessarily favour the taxman, writes Dawn Register

04 Mar 2013

Film tax scheme failed to function, tribunal finds

Investors in a film rights tax avoidance scheme end up out of pocket after a first-tier tribunal rules it did not function

04 Mar 2013

Alternative Dispute Resolution a permanent option for SMEs

HM Revenue & Customs introduces alternative Dispute Resolution nationwide for individuals and small businesses

08 Feb 2013

Taxman given green light to challenge Rangers ruling

HM Revenue & Customs receives permission to pursue tax claim against Rangers FC in the upper-tier tribunal

05 Feb 2013

Case returns to first-tier tribunal after advisor arrest

A capital gains tax case is referred back to the first-tier tribunal to assess whether the arrest of an advisor could have prejudiced proceedings

28 Jan 2013

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

Hearts settles tax liabilities

Heart of Midlothian FC reaches agreement with HMRC over tax bill

05 Dec 2012

Old-co Rangers win first-tier hearing

The former Rangers football club wins an appeal against a tax bill for its use of employee benefit trusts to pay its staff and players

21 Nov 2012

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