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DEG-Deutsche Investitions und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH v Koshy and Other (No 3); Gwembe Valley Development Co Ltd (in receivership) v Same (No 3): CA 28 Jul 2003

The company sought to recover damages from a director who had acted dishonestly, by concealing a financial interest in a different company which had made loans to the claimant company. He replied that the claim was out of time. At first instance the first defendant had been found dishonest through non-disclosure, and that section 21 … Continue reading DEG-Deutsche Investitions und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH v Koshy and Other (No 3); Gwembe Valley Development Co Ltd (in receivership) v Same (No 3): CA 28 Jul 2003

Davidson v Revenue and Customs; Excs 25 Jul 2008

References: [2008] UKVAT-Excise E01127 Links: Bailii Ratio: VDT EXCISE – seizure of vehicle and goods – whether seizure challenged – restoration refused – whether appeal against non-restoration of vehicle – whether decision not to restore goods proportionate – whether appellant entitled to raise issue of own use – whether abuse of process – No JURISDICTION … Continue reading Davidson v Revenue and Customs; Excs 25 Jul 2008

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HM Revenue and Customs v Ariel: ChD 8 Jul 2016

The trustee in bankruptcy appealed against an order as to compliance with statutory notices issued by HMRC. The trustee argued that all but one of the orders was made in excess of jurisdiction. Mann J [2016] EWHC 1674 (Ch) Bailii Insolvency Act 1986 303, Finance Act 2008 Sch 36 England and Wales Insolvency, Taxes Management … Continue reading HM Revenue and Customs v Ariel: ChD 8 Jul 2016

Hughes v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 1 Aug 2014

Penalties – imposed for failure to comply with direction made pursuant to Schedule 36 Finance Act 2008 to produce documents – documents said not to exist – it is unlikely that this is correct – appeal against fixed penalty dismissed – appeal against the imposition of daily penalty dismissed but amount of daily penalties reduced … Continue reading Hughes v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 1 Aug 2014

Mobile Motoring Maintenance Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 14 Dec 2010

FTTTx VAT – repayment claim for output tax allegedly over-assessed – time limits – VATA s80(1A),(4)and(4ZA) – FA 2008 Schedule 39 para 36 – Finance Act 2008, Schedule 39 (Appointed Day, Transitional Provision and Savings) Order 2009, article 2 – appeal dismissed Citations: [2011] UKFTT 6 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales VAT Updated: … Continue reading Mobile Motoring Maintenance Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 14 Dec 2010

Carden and Another (T/A Platinum World Travel) v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 22 Dec 2010

FTTTx INCOME TAX – INFORMATION NOTICE and ASSOCIATED PENALTY – Appellants failed to provide information and documents as required by Information Notices under schedule 36 Finance Act 2008 – Tribunal satisfied that the information and documents were reasonably required to complete their enquiries – No reasonable excuse for the penalty – Appeal dismissed Citations: [2011] … Continue reading Carden and Another (T/A Platinum World Travel) v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 22 Dec 2010

Revenue and Customs v X Ltd and Others: FTTTx 3 Dec 2018

Procedure : Hearings In Private – Information notice – Third party notices under Schedule 36 Finance Act 2008 – application for direction that hearing of application for approval of notices take place inter partes and associated directions – power of Tribunal to make such directions – Derrin, Jimenez and Mr E and others v HMRC … Continue reading Revenue and Customs v X Ltd and Others: FTTTx 3 Dec 2018

Scott v Bridge and Others: ChD 25 Nov 2020

Claim to recover money and property said to have been transferred by the claimant to the defendants or one or more of them. The money concerned came from a bank account belonging to the claimant. The property concerned consisted of two dwelling-houses, one which the claimant had inherited from her parents, and in which she … Continue reading Scott v Bridge and Others: ChD 25 Nov 2020

Wiseman v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 25 Aug 2020

Capital Gains Tax – Information Notice Issued Under Schedule 36 To The Finance Act 2008 – objection to disclosure on grounds of legal professional privilege – application under the Information Notice: Resolution of Disputes as to Privileges Communications Regulations 2009 SI 2009/1916 Citations: [2022] UKFTT 75 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Capital Gains … Continue reading Wiseman v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 25 Aug 2020

Gilmore and Gilmore v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 1 Apr 2022

Income Tax – Information Notices Issued Under Schedule 36 Finance Act 2008- Whether Reasonably Required – yes – whether HMRC officer had reason to suspect – yes – appeal dismissed Citations: [2022] UKFTT 116 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income Tax Updated: 23 April 2022; Ref: scu.675690

Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd and Others: HL 1 Jul 2009

Mutual Knowledge admissible to construe contract The parties had entered into a development contract in respect of a site in Wandsworth, under which balancing compensation was to be paid. They disagreed as to its calculation. Persimmon sought rectification to reflect the negotiations. Held: The appeal succeeded. There were difficulties in construing the contract. The contract … Continue reading Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd and Others: HL 1 Jul 2009

New York Krispy Fried Chicked Ltd v Revenue and Customs (Value Added Tax – Penalties Raised for Failure To Comply By The Deadline): FTTTx 29 Sep 2020

Value added tax – information notice under Schedule 36 Finance Act 2008 – penalties raised for failure to comply by the deadline and continued failure to comply for 30 days – was there a reasonable excuse for the failure? – appellant appointed accountants to deal with notice – accountant absent from work due to death … Continue reading New York Krispy Fried Chicked Ltd v Revenue and Customs (Value Added Tax – Penalties Raised for Failure To Comply By The Deadline): FTTTx 29 Sep 2020

Societe Eram Shipping Company Limited and others v Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp Ltd, Compagnie Internationale de Navigation: HL 12 Jun 2003

The appeal concerned a final third party debt order (formerly a garnishee order). A judgment in France was registered here for enforcement. That jurisdiction was now challenged. Held: A third party debt order is a proprietary remedy operating by attachment against the property of the judgment debtor. The property so attached is the chose in … Continue reading Societe Eram Shipping Company Limited and others v Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corp Ltd, Compagnie Internationale de Navigation: HL 12 Jun 2003

Assicurazioni Generali Spa v Arab Insurance Group (BSC): CA 13 Nov 2002

Rehearing/Review – Little Difference on Appeal The appellant asked the Court to reverse a decision on the facts reached in the lower court. Held: The appeal failed (Majority decision). The court’s approach should be the same whether the case was dealt with as a rehearing or as a review. Tanfern was limited to appeals from … Continue reading Assicurazioni Generali Spa v Arab Insurance Group (BSC): CA 13 Nov 2002

Revenue and Customs v Mattu: UTTC 4 Oct 2021

INCOME TAX – CAPITAL GAINS TAX – HMRC application for tax-related penalty under paragraph 50 of Schedule 36 to the Finance Act 2008 – Respondent’s continuing failure to comply with an information notice – statutory conditions satisfied – application granted – penalty imposed Citations: [2021] UKUT 245 (TCC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Taxes … Continue reading Revenue and Customs v Mattu: UTTC 4 Oct 2021

DA and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: SC 15 May 2019

Several lone parents challenged the benefits cap, saying that it was discriminatory. Held: (Hale, Kerr LL dissenting) The parents’ appeals failed. The legislation had a clear impact on lone parents and their children. The intention was to encourage claimants back into work. It was said that thus contradicted the other policy of providing no free … Continue reading DA and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: SC 15 May 2019

Gadhavi v Revenue and Customs (Information Notice – Whether Appellant Required To Produce The Documents Listed): FTTTx 16 Oct 2020

Schedule 36 FA 2008 information notice- whether appellant required to produce the documents listed – yes if within his possession or power – appeal dismissed Citations: [2020] UKFTT 413 (TC) Links: Bailii Statutes: Finance Act 2008 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: 06 February 2022; Ref: scu.655327

Revenue and Customs v Tager: UTTC 24 Feb 2017

UTTC PROCEDURE- penalty imposed in accordance with FA 2008, Sch 36, para 50 – parties agreed that decision records incorrect amount – correction made – whether jurisdiction to admit further evidence to support reduction in penalty following publication of decision – no – whether, if jurisdiction assumed, evidence should be admitted – no 27 February … Continue reading Revenue and Customs v Tager: UTTC 24 Feb 2017

Birkett (T/A The Orchards Residential Home and similar) v Revenue and Customs: UTTC 2 Mar 2017

UTTC INCOME TAX – Schedule 36 Finance Act 2008 – whether daily penalties payable – jurisdiction of First-tier Tribunal to consider taxpayer’s legitimate expectation – compliance with Human Rights Act Citations: [2017] UKUT 89 (TCC) Links: Bailii Statutes: Finance Act 2008 36 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income Tax, Human Rights Updated: 04 February 2022; Ref: … Continue reading Birkett (T/A The Orchards Residential Home and similar) v Revenue and Customs: UTTC 2 Mar 2017

Phillipou v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 5 Jan 2017

FTTTx (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Other) INFORMATION NOTICES – appeal against information notices issued under Schedule 36 of The Finance Act 2008 – information reasonably required? – yes – information notices varied and appeal otherwise dismissed Citations: [2017] UKFTT 20 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income Tax Updated: 29 January 2022; Ref: scu.574017

Telng Ltd v Revenue and Customs: UTTC 2 Aug 2016

UTTC PENALTY – non-compliance with information notice – Schedule 36, Finance Act 2008 – notice requiring production of documents by post or email – whether notice invalid for not specifying production for inspection at an agreed or specified place – no – appeal dismissed [2016] UKUT 363 (TCC) Bailii England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: … Continue reading Telng Ltd v Revenue and Customs: UTTC 2 Aug 2016

Cherian v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Other): FTTTx 9 May 2016

FTTTx INCOME TAX – application for the tribunal to direct HMRC to issue a closure notice under s 28A Taxes Management Act 1970 – appeal against information notice issued under schedule 36 of the Finance Act 2008 and related penalties – application refused, information notice varied and appeal otherwise dismissed [2016] UKFTT 316 TC Bailii … Continue reading Cherian v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Other): FTTTx 9 May 2016

Catal v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Appeal): FTTTx 6 May 2016

Ftttx INCOME TAX – late submission of tax returns – assessments under Section 36 Taxes Management Act 1970 – imposition of penalties under Schedule 41 to Finance Act 2008 – whether properly notified by HMRC – no – penalties imposed under Schedule 56 to Finance Act 2009 – whether reasonable excuse – no – whether … Continue reading Catal v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Appeal): FTTTx 6 May 2016

Royal Bank of Scotland v Etridge (No 2); Barclays Bank plc v Harris; Midland Bank plc v Wallace, etc: HL 11 Oct 2001

Wives had charged the family homes to secure their husband’s business borrowings, and now resisted possession orders, claiming undue influence. Held: Undue influence is an equitable protection created to undo the effect of excess influence of one person over the will of another, though it should not always be presumed to arise from the existence … Continue reading Royal Bank of Scotland v Etridge (No 2); Barclays Bank plc v Harris; Midland Bank plc v Wallace, etc: HL 11 Oct 2001

Dubai Aluminium Company Limited v Salaam and Others: HL 5 Dec 2002

Partners Liable for Dishonest Act of Solicitor A solicitor had been alleged to have acted dishonestly, having assisted in a fraudulent breach of trust by drafting certain documents. Contributions to the damages were sought from his partners. Held: The acts complained of were so close to the activities which a solicitor would normally undertake, that … Continue reading Dubai Aluminium Company Limited v Salaam and Others: HL 5 Dec 2002

Derrin Brothers Properties Ltd and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v A Judge of The First Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) and Others: CA 15 Jan 2016

‘This appeal concerns the powers of the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise (‘HMRC’) pursuant to schedule 36 to the Finance Act 2008 (‘schedule 36′) to require a third party to provide information and documents for checking the tax position of a resident or overseas taxpayer by way of assistance to another country, in … Continue reading Derrin Brothers Properties Ltd and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v A Judge of The First Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) and Others: CA 15 Jan 2016

PML Accounting Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 10 Sep 2015

FTTTx PENALTIES – taxpayer information notice issued to alleged MSC Provider – compliance with information notice – reasonable excuse – whether notice related to tax position of MSC Provider or of its clients – whether third party notice should have been issued – validity of notice – rights of clients under Article 8 ECHR – … Continue reading PML Accounting Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 10 Sep 2015

TELNG Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 30 Jun 2015

FTTTx Vat – Penalties : Penalty for non-compliance with information notice – Schedule 36 Finance Act 2008 – notice requiring production of documents by post or email – whether notice valid – whether appellant complied or had reasonable excuse for failure to comply – appeal dismissed [2015] UKFTT 327 (TC) Bailii England and Wales VAT … Continue reading TELNG Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 30 Jun 2015

Couldwell Concrete Flooring Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 23 Mar 2015

FTTTx Information Notices – Schedule 36 Finance Act 2008 – documents and information required – whether statutory records – no right of appeal – one appeal struck out, one appeal partly struck out – whether other information reasonably required – information required in vague and ambiguous terms – one appeal partly allowed [2015] UKFTT 135 … Continue reading Couldwell Concrete Flooring Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 23 Mar 2015

Hanan v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Other): FTTTx 20 Dec 2018

INCOME TAX/CAPITAL GAINS TAX – taxpayer information notice issued under paragraph 1 of Schedule 36 to Finance Act 2008 – validity of notice – whether documents in the Appellant’s possession or power – were the documents reasonably required – effect of amendments to information notice on review – validity of assessment/notification of penalty for non-compliance … Continue reading Hanan v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Other): FTTTx 20 Dec 2018

Skelly and Others v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 16 May 2014

FTTTx PROCEDURE – Information Notices approved by the Tribunal – Paragraph 3 Schedule 3 Finance Act 2008 – application to set aside approval – jurisdiction – whether procedural irregularity – Rules 19, 38 Tribunal Rules – applications refused [2014] UKFTT 478 (TC) Bailii Finance Act 2008 S3P3 Taxes Management Updated: 20 December 2021; Ref: scu.536395

Skelly and Others v Revenue and Customs: UTTC 16 May 2014

UTTC PROCEDURE – Information Notices approved by the Tribunal – Paragraph 3 Schedule 3 Finance Act 2008 – application to set aside approval – jurisdiction – whether procedural irregularity – Rules 19, 38 Tribunal Rules – applications refused [2014] UKFTT 478 (TC) Bailii Finance Act 2008 England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: 03 December 2021; … Continue reading Skelly and Others v Revenue and Customs: UTTC 16 May 2014

Wai Yan Chan v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 11 Jul 2011

FTTTx Appeal against notice issued by HMRC under Schedule 36 Finance Act 2008 – whether requests for information valid or complied with – whether information reasonably required – appeal dismissed. [2011] UKFTT 462 (TC) Bailii Finance Act 2008 36 England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: 14 November 2021; Ref: scu.443186

Project Blue Ltd v Revenue and Customs: CA 26 May 2016

The company had purchased the site of the former Chelsea barracks. It was in turn owned by the Qatari sovereign wealth fund, which financed the purchase by a Sharia compliant loan scheme, which was implemented creating a lease and buy back arrangement. The company now appealed against a finding that it was liable to stamp … Continue reading Project Blue Ltd v Revenue and Customs: CA 26 May 2016

Perks v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 4 Apr 2012

VAT – Deregistration – was Commissioners’ decision not to de-register reasonable – Yes – Appeal dismissed. VAT – Assessment – Appellant not having charged or accounted for VAT whilst being a registered person – Commissioners’ Assessment – Was it to best judgment – Yes – Appeal dismissed. Penalty – Schedule 24 Finance Act 2008 – … Continue reading Perks v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 4 Apr 2012

Robertson v Swift: SC 9 Sep 2014

Notice Absence did not Remove Right to Cancel The defendant had contracted to arrange the removal of the claimant’s household goods on moving house. The claimant cancelled the contract, made at his housel, but refused to pay the cancellation fee, saying that the contract not having been made at the defendant’s premises. The Court of … Continue reading Robertson v Swift: SC 9 Sep 2014

London Borough of Lewisham v Malcolm and Disability Rights Commission: CA 25 Jul 2007

The court was asked, whether asked to grant possession against a disabled tenant where the grounds for possession were mandatory. The defendant was a secure tenant with a history of psychiatric disability. He had set out to buy his flat, but the council sought possession when it discovered that he had sublet. Held: Section 23(3)(c) … Continue reading London Borough of Lewisham v Malcolm and Disability Rights Commission: CA 25 Jul 2007

Autologic Holdings Plc and others v Commissioners of Inland Revenue: HL 28 Jul 2005

Taxpayer companies challenged the way that the revenue restricted claims for group Corporation Tax relief for subsidiary companies in Europe. The issue was awaiting a decision of the European Court. The Revenue said that the claims now being made by other companies should proceed through the Commissioners who could implement European law directly. The taxpayers … Continue reading Autologic Holdings Plc and others v Commissioners of Inland Revenue: HL 28 Jul 2005

Test Claimants In The Franked Investment Income Group Litigation v Inland Revenue: SC 23 May 2012

The European Court had found the UK to have unlawfully treated differently payment of franked dividends between subsidiaries of UK companies according to whether all the UK subsidiaries were themselves UK based, thus prejudicing European subsidiaries, breach of EU Treaty guarantees of freedom of establishment and of movement of capital. The court was now asked … Continue reading Test Claimants In The Franked Investment Income Group Litigation v Inland Revenue: SC 23 May 2012

Barclays Bank Plc v Weeks Legg and Dean (a Firm); Barclays Bank Plc v Lougher and Others; Barclays Bank Plc v Hopkin John and Co: CA 21 May 1998

The defendant solicitors had each acted for banks in completing charges over property. They had given the standard agreed form of undertaking to secure a good and marketable title, and the banks now alleged that they were in breach because undisclosed covenants variously restricted future development of the land. Held: The standard solicitor’s undertaking to … Continue reading Barclays Bank Plc v Weeks Legg and Dean (a Firm); Barclays Bank Plc v Lougher and Others; Barclays Bank Plc v Hopkin John and Co: CA 21 May 1998

Telng Ltd v Revenue and Customs; UTTC 2 Aug 2016

References: [2016] UKUT 363 (TCC) Links: Bailii Ratio: UTTC PENALTY – non-compliance with information notice – Schedule 36, Finance Act 2008 – notice requiring production of documents by post or email – whether notice invalid for not specifying production for inspection at an agreed or specified place – no – appeal dismissed Jurisdiction: England and … Continue reading Telng Ltd v Revenue and Customs; UTTC 2 Aug 2016