Tax Tribunal

Heart of Midlothian

Hearts settles tax liabilities

Heart of Midlothian FC reaches agreement with HMRC over tax bill

05 Dec 2012

Rangers

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

European Court of Justice

European FII ruling may see HMRC pay-outs

A ruling by the European Court of Justice could see significant pay-outs to UK businesses with European subsidiaries

14 Nov 2012

Hok landmark case clips first-tier’s wings

The first-tier tribunal is admonished by the upper tier after its ruling on Hok's late employer's PAYE returns

29 Oct 2012

Taxman wins Hok appeal

Hok Ltd will have to pay the maximum fine of £500 for a late employer's PAYE return, as HMRC wins landmark test case

26 Oct 2012

Taxman loses appeal against FCE Bank ruling

The Royal Courts of Justice rule group tax relief block was "discriminatory"

17 Oct 2012

Colin: Formula One just not cricket

"If a fine for espionage is tax-deductible, what else is?", asks Colin

15 Oct 2012

Spies are tax-deductible

TS was astonished to find out spies can be tax-deductible

12 Oct 2012

Subway franchisee loses VAT hot food case

Ruling means existing case law could be overturned

11 Oct 2012

Bank claims tribunal victory over tax avoidance scheme

UBS could press for a tax refund after a tribunal rules a scheme it used was legitimate

01 Oct 2012

Tribunal closes down stamp duty avoidance scheme

Tax tribunal closes down scheme designed to avoid stamp duty land tax

20 Sep 2012

VAT reclaims could drag on for years

HMRC is fighting on various fronts as increasing amounts of VAT reclaims go through the courts. Many are predicting the process could last for years

31 Aug 2012

Government could face huge VAT repayment bill

An upper-tier tribunal ruling can see VAT reclaims made dating back to 1973 up to 1997

29 Aug 2012

Taxman should 'hang head in shame' – ICAS tax chief

ICAS tax director Derek Allen lambasts HMRC after a tribunal rules against the taxman in a protracted dispute over David Preece's returns

07 Aug 2012

Taxman "unconscionable" over late tax filing

A tribunal finds the taxman acted unreasonably in fining a taxpayer after a dispute over paper and online tax returns

16 Jul 2012

Alternative dispute resolutions could relieve tribunal strain

Following concerns over the number of tax disputes awaiting tribunal, could alternative dispute resolutions be the answer?

07 Jun 2012

Law firm alarmed at tribunal waiting list

Concerns raised by international law firm over the number of tax disputes awaiting tribunal

06 Jun 2012

Firms welcome extension of ADR services

Firms welcome the introduction of alternative dispute resolutions to relieve the tribunal system

30 May 2012

Supreme Court rules on franked investment income

A group litigation involving British American Tobacco claims victory in the Supreme Court, allowing claimants to pursue the recovery of unlawfully levied taxes

23 May 2012

Actor Tim Healy in landmark HMRC tax appeal

Star of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet!, Tim Healy's tribunal victory proves actors can claim accommodation expenses when working away from home for extended periods of time

10 May 2012

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

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