The decision was overruled by the European Court of Justice and means that some 36 companies involved in the dairy industry in Belgium, whose tax break schemes were due to expire this year and next, will now be allowed to continue until at least 2005 when a final decision has been made by the court.
The row had been complicated by Belgium’s introduction of a savings tax deal that had been based on the assurance from other member states that its tax break schemes would be able to continue temporarily. The country is now seeking guarantees that the commission will not be launching further legal attacks against its decision but has so far not received any response.
HMRC has won its tenth successive case against tax avoidance schemes promoted by NT Advisors. The Court of Appeal has ruled that NT ... read more
HMRC is continuing to ramp up the number of raids on premises it carries out as part of criminal investigations, searching 761 properties in the last year
Five million taxpayers are ow using digital personal tax accounts (PTA) as part of the making tax digital strategy, HMRC said
Since the release of HMRC’s plans for digital tax reforms, many have agreed with the call for a delay