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In re Inland Revenue Commissioners v Placentini (Defendant) Dayman (receiver), In re Criminal Justice Act 1988, and Taxes Management Act 1970: QBD 4 Feb 2003

The receiver had been appointed under the 1968 Act, to manage the affairs of the defendant on his prosecution for tax fraud. She now sought a declaration as to her personal liability for tax which fell due. She had paid over some andpound;2 million to the court which she had realised. Held: A receiver was … Continue reading In re Inland Revenue Commissioners v Placentini (Defendant) Dayman (receiver), In re Criminal Justice Act 1988, and Taxes Management Act 1970: QBD 4 Feb 2003

Hmrc (ROOT2 Tax Ltd) v Revenue and Customs (Preliminary Issue – Application for Penalty Under Section 98C and 100C Taxes Management Act 1970): FTTTx 22 Sep 2021

application for penalty under section 98C and 100C Taxes Management Act 1970 – whether penalty application made outside time limit in section 103(4) Taxes Management Act 1970 – whether duty to notify only when promoter first became aware of any transaction forming part of scheme of notifiable arrangements or each time promoter becomes aware of … Continue reading Hmrc (ROOT2 Tax Ltd) v Revenue and Customs (Preliminary Issue – Application for Penalty Under Section 98C and 100C Taxes Management Act 1970): FTTTx 22 Sep 2021

Fallon v Fellows (Inspector of Taxes): ChD 2001

The court considered whether a scheme was for the purposes of reconstruction or amalgamation in a capital gains tax context. Citing South African Supply: ‘In the context I think it is clear that when the learned judge referred to the persons carrying on an undertaking, he had in mind the shareholders who were carrying it … Continue reading Fallon v Fellows (Inspector of Taxes): ChD 2001

Regina v Special Commissioners of Income Tax, Ex Parte Inland Revenue Commissioners; R v Inland: CA 27 Jun 2000

An application to the commissioner for special authority and consent to inspect bank accounts could be signed by an officer having that authority; for these purposes there was no need to distinguish between an order and a decision and might be oral. A decision refusing such an application on the grounds that it was not … Continue reading Regina v Special Commissioners of Income Tax, Ex Parte Inland Revenue Commissioners; R v Inland: CA 27 Jun 2000

Hurley v Taylor (Inspector of Taxes): CA 23 Nov 1998

Where a general commissioner ‘was unable to accept’ a taxpayers explanation of his income and expenditure, this implied acceptance of Tax Inspector’s case, and that was sufficient to discharge the burden on the Tax Inspector to establish a loss of tax. Citations: Times 23-Nov-1998 Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 36 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income … Continue reading Hurley v Taylor (Inspector of Taxes): CA 23 Nov 1998

McEwan v Martin (Inspector of Taxes): ChD 20 Jan 2005

The tax inspector had sought to make an assessment outside the six year period, saying that the accounts had been prepared negligently. The taxpayer had claimed roll-over relief. Held: The fact that the inspector had relied on professionally drawn accounts without investigating them further at the time was not a reason to disallow a reopening … Continue reading McEwan v Martin (Inspector of Taxes): ChD 20 Jan 2005

Regina (Cooke) v Revenue and Customs Commissioners: QBD 30 Jan 2007

The claimant solicitor sought a judicial review of a requirement made by the revenue that he must produce the papers of his client taxpayer under the section. Held: The effect of the section was to require a notice to be given by a commissioner and not by an inspector, and altered the applicable provisions according … Continue reading Regina (Cooke) v Revenue and Customs Commissioners: QBD 30 Jan 2007

Regina v Inland Revenue Commissioners, Ex Parte Davis Frankel and Mead (A Firm): QBD 11 Jul 2000

The power of the Board of the Inland Revenue to issue notices requiring information was both draconian and intrusive. Nevertheless it was proper to issue a notice to a respectable firm of solicitors who had acted over the years for the tax payer under investigation, might well put a substantial burden upon them, but could … Continue reading Regina v Inland Revenue Commissioners, Ex Parte Davis Frankel and Mead (A Firm): QBD 11 Jul 2000

Best On Convenience Store (A Firm) v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 16 Mar 2022

Income Tax and Vat – COP9 Investigation – Suppression of Business Income – assessments for under-declared VAT – discovery amendments and closure notice in respect of under-declaration of income tax – penalties for dishonest, and for deliberate and concealed behaviours – ss 60(1) and 73 VAT Act 1994, ss 28B and 30B Taxes Management Act … Continue reading Best On Convenience Store (A Firm) v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 16 Mar 2022

Blackburn (H M Inspector of Taxes) v Keeling: ChD 9 Apr 2003

The taxpayer was a name at Lloyds. The inspector appealed a finding that the taxpayer’s trading losses could be attributed to one particular year, and set off through his PAYE coding. The difference would be that according to the inspector’s proposal, the tax would be paid in one year, and reclaimed in the following year. … Continue reading Blackburn (H M Inspector of Taxes) v Keeling: ChD 9 Apr 2003

Patel and Another v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 5 Apr 2018

Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Assessment/Self-Assessment – INCOME TAX- preliminary issue – ‘voluntary returns’ – no notice given by HMRC under s.8(1) Taxes Management Act 1970 (TMA) requiring a taxpayer to file a return – HMRC treating returns as made under s 8 TMA – enquiry commenced under s. 9A TMA – closure notice issued under … Continue reading Patel and Another v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 5 Apr 2018

Schuldenfrei v Hilton (Her Majesty’s Inspector of Taxes): CA 16 Jul 1999

Where an inspector issued an assessment to tax, but mistakenly completed it to say that no tax was payable, and the taxpayer did nothing to indicate reliance upon it, there was no agreement between the taxpayer and the inspector such as would prevent the collector of taxes withdrawing and amending the assessment. Citations: Times 12-Aug-1999, … Continue reading Schuldenfrei v Hilton (Her Majesty’s Inspector of Taxes): CA 16 Jul 1999

Regina v Inland Revenue Commissioners Ex Parte Banque Internationale a Luxembourg Sa: Admn 23 Jun 2000

The commissioners obtained court orders directing the applicant bank to disclose confidential information in their possession. The bank resisted on the ground that the demand breached their rights to confidentiality and to privacy. Although the orders did infringe the Bank’s article 8 rights, the notices were valid because the interference was justified under article 8(2). … Continue reading Regina v Inland Revenue Commissioners Ex Parte Banque Internationale a Luxembourg Sa: Admn 23 Jun 2000

Willson v Hooker (Inspector of Taxes): ChD 21 Nov 1995

A single transaction carried out as an agent for a non-resident company can be the ‘carrying on’ of a regular agency, though acting independently, and instructing lawyers and agents to sell land. Citations: Times 21-Nov-1995, Ind Summary 04-Dec-1995 Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 78(1), 82(1) Jurisdiction: England and Wales Corporation Tax, Taxes Management Updated: 10 … Continue reading Willson v Hooker (Inspector of Taxes): ChD 21 Nov 1995

Regina v Inland Revenue Commissioners Ex Parte Banque Internationale A Luxembourg Sa: QBD 27 Jul 2000

The commissioners obtained court orders directing the applicant bank to disclose confidential information in their possession. The bank resisted on the ground that the demand breached their rights to confidentiality and to privacy. Although the orders did infringe the Bank’s article 8 rights, the notices were valid because the interference was justified under article 8(2). … Continue reading Regina v Inland Revenue Commissioners Ex Parte Banque Internationale A Luxembourg Sa: QBD 27 Jul 2000

Wilkinson, Regina (on the Application Of) v Inland Revenue: HL 5 May 2005

The claimant said that the widows’ bereavement tax allowance available to a wife surviving her husband should be available to a man also if it was not to be discriminatory. Held: Similar claims had been taken before the Human Rights Act to the ECHR, and been settled. The 1998 Act made it unlawful to act … Continue reading Wilkinson, Regina (on the Application Of) v Inland Revenue: HL 5 May 2005

Madonna Halley’s Hotel v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 29 Aug 2017

(Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Penalty) – INCOME TAX – penalty for delay in filing return – delay by taxpayer in filing appeal to HMRC against penalty – HMRC refuse to admit appeal out of time – application to Tribunal under Section 49 Taxes Management Act 1970 for appeal to HMRC to be admitted out of … Continue reading Madonna Halley’s Hotel v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 29 Aug 2017

Hargreaves v Revenue and Customs: UTTC 8 Sep 2014

Procedure – preliminary issue – Capital Gains Tax – appeal against discovery assessment on basis both that HMRC not competent to make assessment and that taxpayer not in fact resident during year of assessment – whether competence of HMRC to make discovery assessment should be heard as a preliminary issue – s. 29 Taxes Management … Continue reading Hargreaves v Revenue and Customs: UTTC 8 Sep 2014

Wiseman v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax – High Income Child Benefit Charge): FTTTx 29 Sep 2020

INCOME TAX – High Income Child Benefit Charge – section 681B ITEPA 2003 – Discovery Assessment – section 29(1)(a) of Taxes Management Act 1970 – appeal allowed in part Citations: [2020] UKFTT 383 (TC) Links: Bailii Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 29(1)(a) Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income Tax Updated: 23 March 2022; Ref: scu.655318

Mcnaughton v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax – Permission To Make A Late Appeal): FTTTx 14 Aug 2020

INCOME TAX – Permission to make a late appeal – section 49 Taxes Management Act 1970 – penalties for late filing of tax returns – Schedule 55 Finance Act 2009 – reasonable excuse – special circumstances Citations: [2020] UKFTT 332 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income Tax, Taxes Management Updated: 23 March 2022; … Continue reading Mcnaughton v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax – Permission To Make A Late Appeal): FTTTx 14 Aug 2020

Takhar v Gracefield Developments Ltd and Others: SC 20 Mar 2019

The claimant appellant alleged that properties she owned were transferred to the first defendant under undue influence or other unconscionable conduct by the second and third defendants. The claim was dismissed. Three years later she claimed to set that judgment aside having been obtained by fraud. To support the allegation she brought evidence not available … Continue reading Takhar v Gracefield Developments Ltd and Others: SC 20 Mar 2019

Sutherland and Others v Gustar (Inspector of Taxes): ChD 17 May 1993

One partner may not appeal against an assessment to tax against the wishes of his or her partners. Citations: Ind Summary 31-May-1993, Times 17-May-1993 Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 56 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Cited by: Appeal from – Sutherland and Others v Gustar (Inspector of Taxes) CA 28-Feb-1994 One of several partners may appeal … Continue reading Sutherland and Others v Gustar (Inspector of Taxes): ChD 17 May 1993

Howard v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 21 Aug 2012

INCOME TAX -late filing of the self-assessment tax return – penalties under sections 93(2) and (4) Taxes Management Act 1970 – whether reasonable excuse Citations: [2012] UKFTT 528 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income Tax Updated: 07 February 2022; Ref: scu.466103

Jordan v Revenue and Customs (Procedure : Other): FTTTx 16 Dec 2021

Application for permission for late appeal against the HMRC decision to refuse to consider an appeal against a discovery assessment made under section 29 Taxes Management Act 1970 for chargeability to the High Income Child Benefit Charge – Martland followed and applied – permission granted Citations: [2022] UKFTT 12 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and … Continue reading Jordan v Revenue and Customs (Procedure : Other): FTTTx 16 Dec 2021

Wells v Revenue and Customs (Application for Permission To Appeal – Whether Reasonable Excuse for Failure To Appeal In Time): FTTTx 23 Oct 2020

Procedure – application for permission to appeal – whether reasonable excuse for failure to appeal in time – discovery assessments and penalties – S29 Taxes Management Act 1970 and Schedule 55 to Finance Act 2009 – appeal to HMRC out of time – Martland considered – Application refused Citations: [2020] UKFTT 422 (TC) Links: Bailii … Continue reading Wells v Revenue and Customs (Application for Permission To Appeal – Whether Reasonable Excuse for Failure To Appeal In Time): FTTTx 23 Oct 2020

Singh v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 3 Feb 2017

(Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Appeal) Income tax – undeclared income – whether notification prior to assessment is a valid notice of appeal – no – application for permission to appeal out of time – section 49 taxes management act 1970 – application refused Citations: [2017] UKFTT 154 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income … Continue reading Singh v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 3 Feb 2017

HM Revenue and Customs v Eclipse Film Partners No35 Llp: UTTC 22 Mar 2013

UTTC Procedure – costs – whether, in a case where the taxpayer has opted out of the Complex costs regime, the First-tier Tribunal has the power to order that the parties share the costs of the appellant complying with a direction for preparation of hearing bundles – Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Tax Chamber) Rules – … Continue reading HM Revenue and Customs v Eclipse Film Partners No35 Llp: UTTC 22 Mar 2013

Derry, Regina (on The Application of) v Revenue and Customs: SC 10 Apr 2019

D bought 500,000 shares in TY 2009/10 for pounds 500,000 in Media Pro Four Ltd. In tax year 2010/11 he sold them to ‘Island House Private Charitable Trust’ for pounds 85,500, realising a loss of pounds 414,500. His 2009/10 tax return claimed share loss relief for that amount against income for that year under section … Continue reading Derry, Regina (on The Application of) v Revenue and Customs: SC 10 Apr 2019

Archer, Regina v HM Revenue and Customs: Admn 21 Feb 2017

Application for judicial review raises a point of principle regarding the effect of closure notices – given by HMRC to taxpayers pursuant to section 28A of the 1970 Act which fail to specify the amount of the tax HMRC contends should be paid. Judges: Jay J Citations: [2017] EWHC 296 (Admin) Links: Bailii Statutes: Taxes … Continue reading Archer, Regina v HM Revenue and Customs: Admn 21 Feb 2017

Derry, Regina (on The Application of) v HM Revenue and Customs: CA 20 Jun 2017

‘The structure of Schedule 1B is that it applies to certain specified claims for relief involving two or more years. The provisions relating to loss relief are contained in paragraph 2. The remaining paragraphs deal with entirely separate claims, for example relief for fluctuating profits of farming etc in paragraph 3, and the carry-back of … Continue reading Derry, Regina (on The Application of) v HM Revenue and Customs: CA 20 Jun 2017

Derry, Regina (on The Application of) v Revenue and Customs: UTTC 28 Jul 2015

UTTC Application for judicial review – self-assessment in annual return – claim to relief under Chapter 6 of Part 4 of Income Tax Act 2007 (dealing with share loss relief) – whether such a claim governed by section 42(11A) of, and Schedule 1B, to Taxes Management Act 1970 – whether any enquiry into claim should … Continue reading Derry, Regina (on The Application of) v Revenue and Customs: UTTC 28 Jul 2015

Douglas Developments (Scone) Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 25 Oct 2012

Penalties for late PAYE annual return – whether appellant had reasonable excuse under Taxes Management Act 1970 Section 118(2) – No, whether penalty disproportionate – No. Appeal dismissed Citations: [2012] UKFTT 663 (TC) Links: Bailii Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 118(2) Jurisdiction: England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: 31 January 2022; Ref: scu.466203

Orchid Properties v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 19 Oct 2012

Application to set aside decision and reinstate appeal after withdrawal of appeal by Appellant – application refused – consequences of withdrawal of appeal under section 54(4) Taxes Management Act 1970 – original decision confirmed – whether agreement to settle appeal under section 54(1) Taxes Management Act 1970 – held no Citations: [2012] UKFTT 651 (TC) … Continue reading Orchid Properties v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 19 Oct 2012

Martin and Gaynor O’Hearne Properties Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 25 Jan 2011

Application for leave to appeal out of time – whether reasonable excuse – factors to be taken into account in exercising Tribunal’s discretion to admit Notice of Appeal out of time. Citations: [2011] UKFTT 86 (TC) Links: Bailii Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: 31 January 2022; Ref: scu.442817

Kite v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 19 Oct 2012

INCOME TAX – surcharges and penalties -whether appeal against fixed penalties barred as return has not yet been filed – no – whether reasonable excuse – no – appeal dismissed – sections 59C, 93 and 100 Taxes Management Act 1970 Citations: [2012] UKFTT 640 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income Tax Updated: 30 … Continue reading Kite v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 19 Oct 2012

Churchill v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 23 Oct 2012

Income Tax – further assessment – error by HMRC in processing Return – whether ‘correction’ and timeous – strike-out application under Rule 8(3)(c) – Sections 9ZB, 34, and 114 Taxes Management Act 1970 – Application to strike-out allowed Citations: [2012] UKFTT 656 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income Tax Updated: 30 January 2022; … Continue reading Churchill v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 23 Oct 2012

Rees v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 24 Nov 2016

FTTTx (Income Tax – Late Notices of Appeal) INCOME TAX – late notices of appeal – application for permission to give notices of appeal to HMRC after the relevant time limit – section 49 Taxes Management Act 1970 – application refused Citations: [2016] UKFTT 784 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income Tax Updated: … Continue reading Rees v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 24 Nov 2016

Bodani v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 18 Jan 2011

INCOME TAX – Surcharge on unpaid income tax (Taxes Management Act 1970 s.59C) – Whether a reasonable excuse for late payment – Appeal dismissed Citations: [2011] UKFTT 61 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income Tax Updated: 28 January 2022; Ref: scu.442791

Waterloo Car Hire (A Partnership) v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 9 Nov 2016

FTTTx Income tax – Closure Notice and Discovery Assessments – Sections 28B and 30B Taxes Management Act 1970 – Capital Allowances Act 2001 Sections 83 and 84 – whether cost of cars purchased by Appellant and provided to mini cab drivers for hire should be treated as fixed assets giving rise to capital allowances and … Continue reading Waterloo Car Hire (A Partnership) v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 9 Nov 2016

Chartridge Development Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 16 Nov 2016

Annual Tax On Enveloped Dwellings – Tax Returns – s 159 and schedule 35 Finance Act 2013 – penalty for late filing of returns – schedule 55 Finance Act 2009 – whether defects in the penalty notices affected the penalties – yes – section 114 Taxes Management Act 1970 – whether taxpayer had a reasonable … Continue reading Chartridge Development Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 16 Nov 2016

Bosher v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 8 Oct 2012

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SCHEME – fixed and month 13 penalties – late filing of returns – no reasonable excuse – proportionality of penalties – whether within wide margin of appreciation – interpretation of s100B Taxes Management Act 1970 – Human Rights Act 1998 – appeal allowed in part [2012] UKFTT 631 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management Act … Continue reading Bosher v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 8 Oct 2012

Ahmad v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 19 Oct 2012

INCOME TAX – discovery assessments -failure to return income on tax return – whether assessments made by HMRC were to best judgment – burden of proof on taxpayer – appeal allowed in part only – s29 Taxes Management Act 1970 [2012] UKFTT 650 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: … Continue reading Ahmad v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 19 Oct 2012

Allan v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Assessment/Self-Assessment): FTTTx 20 Jul 2016

FTTTx INCOME TAX – self assessment – closure notices – discovery assessments – whether business records adequate – whether sales omitted – whether full disclosure of bank accounts – onus of proof – presumption of continuity – Taxes Management Act 1970 ss. 9A, 12B, 28A, 29, 34, 36, 49G, 50 and 95; Finance Act 2007 … Continue reading Allan v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Assessment/Self-Assessment): FTTTx 20 Jul 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

Townend v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Penalty): FTTTx 22 Apr 2016

FTTTx INCOME TAX – Penalty assessment (s 95 Taxes Management Act 1970) – Relevance of Offshore Disclosure Facility – Calculation of tax difference – Appropriate levels of abatement for disclosure, co-operation and seriousness – Appeal dismissed [2016] UKFTT 276 TC Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 95 England and Wales Income Tax, Taxes Management Updated: 16 … Continue reading Townend v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Penalty): FTTTx 22 Apr 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

Mabbutt v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Appeal): FTTTx 5 May 2016

FTTTx SELF ASSESSMENT – notice of enquiry into return given under Section 9A Taxes Management Act 1970 – whether notice of enquiry valid if return incorrectly described in notice – no – whether notice saved by Section 114 Taxes Management Act 1970 – no [2016] UKFTT 306 TC Bailii England and Wales Income Tax Updated: … Continue reading Mabbutt v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Appeal): FTTTx 5 May 2016

Fessal v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Human Rights): FTTTx 26 Apr 2016

FTTTx INCOME TAX – self-assessment – barrister – move from cash to true and fair basis – overpayment tax year between two underpayment tax years – tax paid twice on same profits – application of European Convention on Human Rights and Human Rights Act 1998 – held Section 29 of the Taxes Management Act 1970 … Continue reading Fessal v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Human Rights): FTTTx 26 Apr 2016

Regina (Holding and Barnes plc) v Secretary of State for Environment Transport and the Regions; Regina (Alconbury Developments Ltd and Others) v Same and Others: HL 9 May 2001

Power to call in is administrative in nature The powers of the Secretary of State to call in a planning application for his decision, and certain other planning powers, were essentially an administrative power, and not a judicial one, and therefore it was not a breach of the applicants’ rights to a fair hearing before … Continue reading Regina (Holding and Barnes plc) v Secretary of State for Environment Transport and the Regions; Regina (Alconbury Developments Ltd and Others) v Same and Others: HL 9 May 2001

Easinghall Ltd v Revenue and Customs: UTTC 1 Mar 2016

UTTC Corporation Tax – para 33 Sch 18 FA 98 – application for closure notice – discovery assessment made before enquiry opened – settled by agreement under s 54 Taxes Management Act 1970 – effect of settlement on scope and possible conclusions of enquiry – Olin v Scorer considered [2016] UKUT 105 (TCC) Bailii England … Continue reading Easinghall Ltd v Revenue and Customs: UTTC 1 Mar 2016

Oz Build Construction Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 14 Nov 2011

FTTTx PAYE – year end returns – penalties for late submission – electronic submission – electronic receipt received – no record of receipt by HMRC – reasonable excuse – yes – appeal allowed – section 98A Taxes Management Act 1970 [2011] UKFTT 735 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 98A England and Wales Taxes Management … Continue reading Oz Build Construction Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 14 Nov 2011

Intelligent Management UK Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 2 Nov 2011

FTTTx P35 return – Penalty for late return (Taxes Management Act 1970 s.98A) – Reasonable excuse – Appeal dismissed [2011] UKFTT 704 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 98A England and Wales Cited by: Not Followed – Chichester v Revenue and Customs FTTTx 18-Jun-2012 FTTTx Penalty; late payment; fairness; Jussila v Finland. ‘Reasonable excuse’. Honest … Continue reading Intelligent Management UK Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 2 Nov 2011

Astrid Koyeni-Efreeitems (Partnership) v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 4 Jan 2012

FTTTx Section 93A (2) Taxes Management Act 1970 – late filing of partnership return – paper return 94 days late – Appellant says unable to file partnership return online as requisite software unavailable unless commercial software purchased – no reasonable excuse – appeal disallowed [2012] UKFTT 13 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 93A(2) England … Continue reading Astrid Koyeni-Efreeitems (Partnership) v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 4 Jan 2012

Revell v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Assessment/Self-Assessment): FTTTx 16 Feb 2016

FTTTx INCOME TAX- whether appellant served with valid notice to file return – no-whether valid enquiry opened into return and valid closure notice issued – no – appeal allowed – ss 8, 9, 28A, 34 and 115 TMA 1970 [2016] UKFTT 97 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 8 9 828A 34 115 England and … Continue reading Revell v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Assessment/Self-Assessment): FTTTx 16 Feb 2016

Perth and District Five-A-Side League v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Appeal): FTTTx 17 Feb 2016

FTTTx INCOME TAX – PAYE – penalties for late submission of P35 End of Year Returns for tax years 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 – whether a reasonable excuse for late appeal to be allowed – No – Sections 49 and 98A Taxes Management Act 1970 – Appeal dismissed. [2016] UKFTT 102 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management … Continue reading Perth and District Five-A-Side League v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Appeal): FTTTx 17 Feb 2016

Qualapharm Ltd v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Other): FTTTx 17 Feb 2016

FTTTx INFORMATION NOTICES – whether certain documents and information required were statutory records- yes – whether notices issued other than to check the taxpayer’s tax position – no – whether the appellant’s offer of conditional compliance was compliance – no – whether reasonable excuse for non-compliance – no – appeal against notices and penalties dismissed … Continue reading Qualapharm Ltd v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Other): FTTTx 17 Feb 2016

Gallic Leasing Ltd v Coburn (Inspector of Taxes): HL 28 Nov 1991

hl Corporation tax – Group relief – What constitutes valid claim to group relief and whether such claim had been made within two-year time-limit – Claim made in notice of appeal and accounts without identifying surrendering companies – Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1970, 55 258, 264(l)(c), Taxes Management Act 1970, ss 42(5), 114. [1991] … Continue reading Gallic Leasing Ltd v Coburn (Inspector of Taxes): HL 28 Nov 1991

Mike Haynes Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 21 Mar 2014

INCOME TAX – penalties for late filing of employer’s annual return under Regulation 73 PAYE Regulations – section 98A(2) and (3) Taxes Management Act 1970 – whether paper return submitted – appellant did not have access to internet – whether a paper return a valid return for Regulation 73 – Regulation 205 requiring electronic returns- … Continue reading Mike Haynes Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 21 Mar 2014

Agnew (T/A B and I Plastering) v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Sub-Contractors In The Construction Industry): FTTTx 25 Nov 2015

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SCHEME – late filing of monthly returns – obligation delegated to bookkeeper – Appellant asserted that yearly P35’s contained details of CIS deductions – whether a reasonable excuse – no – Section 98A Taxes Management Act 1970 – Schedule 55 to the Finance Act 2009 – CIS tax deductions not accounted for to … Continue reading Agnew (T/A B and I Plastering) v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Sub-Contractors In The Construction Industry): FTTTx 25 Nov 2015

Singh v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 4 Nov 2011

COMPENSATION PAYMENT for loss of office – Post Office Network Reinvention – whether capital payment for goodwill – or compensation for loss of office- payment compensation for loss of office – HMRC out of time to raise discovery assessment – section 29 (4) Taxes Management Act 1970 – appeal allowed [2011] UKFTT 707 (TC) Bailii … Continue reading Singh v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 4 Nov 2011

Scott v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Exemptions and Reliefs): FTTTx 27 Aug 2015

FTTTx INCOME TAX – HMRC determinations for 2006-07 and 2007-08 – Appellant’s Self-Assessment returns filed out of time to displace determinations – Illness and Death of previous accountant – Claim for Special Relief – Schedule 1AB Taxes Management Act 1970 – Nature of the Tribunal’s jurisdiction – Maxwell v HMRC [2013] UKFTT 459 (TC) and … Continue reading Scott v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Exemptions and Reliefs): FTTTx 27 Aug 2015

John Mander Pension Trustees Ltd v Revenue and Customs: SC 29 Jul 2015

The pension scheme had been approved, but that approval later withdraw. HMRC issued assessment for the years in which it had been approved. The taxpayer argued that such assessments applied to the date with effect from which the approval is withdraw, HMRC contended that it was in the year in which withdrawal was notified. The … Continue reading John Mander Pension Trustees Ltd v Revenue and Customs: SC 29 Jul 2015

Camping-On-Tyne v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Penalty): FTTTx 17 Jul 2015

FTTTx PAYE – late submission of P35 form – penalties – (1) whether leave to appeal late appropriate – No – (2) whether ‘reasonable excuse’ – No – Taxes Management Act 1970 and Income Tax (PAYE) Regulations 2003 – Appeal dismissed [2015] UKFTT 359 (TC) Bailii Income Tax (PAYE) Regulations 2003, Taxes Management Act 1970 … Continue reading Camping-On-Tyne v Revenue and Customs (Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Penalty): FTTTx 17 Jul 2015

Regina v Special Commissioner And Another, ex parte Morgan Grenfell and Co Ltd: HL 16 May 2002

The inspector issued a notice requiring production of certain documents. The respondents refused to produce them, saying that they were protected by legal professional privilege. Held: Legal professional privilege is a fundamental part of ensuring human rights as a right of privacy, and is recognised in European law (A M and S Europe Ltd). A … Continue reading Regina v Special Commissioner And Another, ex parte Morgan Grenfell and Co Ltd: HL 16 May 2002