Tax Tribunal


Banks fight HMRC over £200m bonuses bill

Tax tribunal to hear Deutsche Bank and UBS cases in February 2012

05 Dec 2011


Asperger ruling highlights abundant HMRC service problems

A PAYE penalty appeal has shown issues with cuts to regional offices, online filing and inconsistent tribunal rulings

18 Nov 2011


PAYE penalty reforms 'too little, too late'

Advisors say automatic notices for late PAYE reforms should be introduced before next year

18 Nov 2011

HMRC refused leave to appeal insurance avoidance scheme

Supreme Court prevents taxman appealing "unattractive" Mayes decision

16 Nov 2011

Court to rule on Alex Ferguson film scheme

Manchester United manager awaits the outcome of tax tribunal over film investment scheme

07 Nov 2011

HMRC arrested advisor on day of client's tribunal

Advisor was arrested as he was to give evidence in £27m tax case, it has emerged

01 Nov 2011

Gaines-Cooper loses Supreme Court hearing

The highest court upholds previous decisions that Gaines-Cooper is, for tax purposes, a UK resident

19 Oct 2011

M&S wins latest loss relief battle

Lord justices find in favour of high street chain in long-running loss relief saga

18 Oct 2011

Innocent's loss after tribunal ruling

Drinks company forced to pay costs following beverage report

18 Oct 2011

HMRC continues criticised penalty practices

Taxpayers still receiving penalty notices after they have already accumulated

17 Oct 2011

Aberdeen Asset Management revisits £8m tax battle

Fund manager takes tax battle to appeal court

17 Oct 2011

Volkswagen wins £500,000 VAT tribunal ruling

Car group entitled to reclaim VAT for hire-purchase transactions, ruling finds

12 Oct 2011

The changing nature of reasonable excuse

Recent rulings by Geraint Jones QC have completely changed what counts as reasonable excuse for late filing

14 Sep 2011

Taxman criticised for delays in issuing penalties

Series of tribunal rulings attack HMRC for not acting as a "fair organ of state"

09 Sep 2011

HMRC to disregard VAT on temporary workers ruling

Taxman says Reed Employment ruling had "no wider context"

06 Sep 2011

Total People to appeal travel expenses ruling

Judge rules that lump sums paid for car usage must qualify as relevant motoring expenditure

05 Sep 2011

Test drive HMRC's speedy new model

Taxman's new fast-track process looks to avoid the slow car-crash of the enquiry process, writes Neil Tipping

23 Aug 2011

Tribunal ruling to extend farmer's relief

HMRC has said it will not appeal a tribunal decision to allow agricultural relief for farmhouses

19 Aug 2011

Mandatory online VAT filing faces legal challenge

HMRC's move to compulsory online filing is being challenged in a tribunal

17 Aug 2011

Revenue to appeal VAT golf ruling

HMRC will take the Bridport and West Dorset case to the upper tier

16 Aug 2011

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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

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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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