Newcastle United fights HMRC in VAT case
Football club begins appeal against last year's VAT decision
United is attempting to overturn a VAT tribunal decision in the
High Court over a £475,000 VAT bill.
The football club lost a VAT appeals tribunal
last August, where it was not allowed to
claim back VAT on fees paid to agents involved in transfers between the club and
The club was looking to claim back around £475,000.
The appeal, being heard in the chancery division at the High Court of
Justice, is expected to last three days, with a decision announced in up to