The thirty day time limit for the forwarding of a case stated is mandatory. The Court of Appeal has no discretion to extend the time limit. Millett LJ analysed the position by reference to the traditional dichotomy of directory or mandatory provisions, saying: ‘The question whether strict compliance with a statutory requirement is necessary has … Continue reading Petch v Gurney (Inspector of Taxes): CA 8 Jun 1994
Reduction of assessment for overcharge can only apply to wrong assessment. Citations: Gazette 29-Jul-1992 Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 50(6) Corporation Tax, Taxes Management Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.78026
The court considered the nature of allowable expenses for an investment company: ‘the notion behind this Section may be thought to be that the expenditure is something which if you were looking at the profits and gains under Schedule D would be deductible as a sum of money wholly and exclusive expended for the purpose … Continue reading Norman v Golder (Inspector of Taxes): 1944
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
(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
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:  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
PROCEDURE – application for permission to notify appeal out of time – section 49G Taxes Management Act 1970 – Martland applied – permission refused  UKFTT 652 (TC) Bailii England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: 22 January 2022; Ref: scu.644048
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.  … Continue reading Gallic Leasing Ltd v Coburn (Inspector of Taxes): HL 28 Nov 1991
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
HL Income tax, Schedule E – Non-resident employer – Employees working in U.K. sector of North Sea – Whether employer liable to deduct tax from emoluments – Income Tax (Employments) Regulations 1973 – Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1970, s 181 and s 204 – Finance Act 1973, 5 38 – Continental Shelf Act 1964 … Continue reading Clark (Inspector of Taxes) v Oceanic Contractors Inc: HL 16 Dec 1982
INCOME TAX – Permission to appeal out of time -penalties for failure to make returns – Section 93 of the Taxes Management Act 1970 and Schedule 55 of the Finance Act 2009  UKFTT 309 (TC) Bailii England and Wales Income Tax Updated: 22 November 2021; Ref: scu.653148
Application for late appeal – assessment for income tax – HMRC refuse to accept late appeal – permission to appeal sought from Tribunal – no convincing grounds put forward by the appellant — leave to appeal refused – s 49 Taxes Management Act 1970 . .
The inspector appealed a finding that he was unable to challenge a self-assessment after the normal time limit.
Held: The Act allowed an exemption on the basis that the inspector ‘could not have been reasonably expected on the basis of the . .
INCOME TAX – PAY AS YOU EARN – NATIONAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS – Intermediaries Legislation – IR35 – Personal Service Companies (PSC) – s.49 of the Income Tax (Pay As you Earn) Act 2003 (ITEPA) – Determinations under Regulation 80 of the ITEPA . .
INCOME TAX – discovery assessment – tax avoidance scheme – ground of appeal against the quantum of assessment and not the efficacy of the scheme – ss 29 and 34 of Taxes Management Act 1970 – whether assessment validly made – pre-condition under s . .
The taxpayer company wanted to appeal an assessment to corporation tax. It applied for a postponment of some part of the tax pending the appeal. That was refused, and it appealed to the high court. The revenue now appealed that court’s decision . .
Income tax – Taxes Management Act 1970 ss. 29, 31 and 50(6)-Appeal against notice of further assessment-burden of proof-Appeal dismissed . .
INCOME TAX – construction industry scheme- penalty under section 98A Taxes Management Act 1970- late submission of monthly return – whether reasonable excuse . .
Losses which had been incurred in speculative non-commercial trading in shares and commodities were not ‘trade’ losses for income tax purposes, even though the tax payer intended to become involved in fund management as a career, and had intended . .
The taxpayer company had been refused a statutory Construction Industry Scheme certificate. The General Commissioners allowed the company’s appeal and itself issued a certificate. The revenue said the Commissioners had no jurisdiction either to hear . .
LT CAPITAL GAINS TAX- s47(1) of Taxes Management Act 1970 – valuation of half-share in house and garden – value as a vacant house – comparables – evidential value of anonymised comparables – whether adjustment to . .
SCIT INCOME TAX – relief for error or mistake – TMA 1970 s 33 – whether part of claim out of time – yes – whether conditions for relief satisfied – motoring expenses – returns made on basis of actual cost but . .
SCIT Income Tax – Schedule E – Benefit in kind – Whether expenses paid by company assessable as income of director – Apportionment of expenses – Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 ss.154, 156 – Discovery . .
INCOME TAX – out of time assessments – whether loss of tax attributable to fraudulent or negligent conduct of Appellant – yes – appeal dismissed – TMA 1970 s 36(1) . .
The inspector disallowed a claim for enterprise investment relief, saying that not all the funds raised were to be used for a qualifying purpose.
Held: The proceeds of a share issue had been used in part to pay a dividend. The issue did not . .
The tax inspector had sought to re-open a tax assessment outside the time limit provided. He had discovered that a house had been given to the tax payer by his employers. The taxpayer said this had been discoverable from his self-assessment tax . .
The inspector of taxes had power to issue a notice requiring access to legally privileged material. The power given by the section included certain exceptions, and those were not to be extended. The special or general commissioners had no power to . .
Before the appeal had been concluded under section 45(3), one of the two commissioners was incapacitated. The taxpayer appealed the refusal of a de novo hearing and the replacement of the tax commissioner.
Held: The reconstitution of the panel . .
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Judges: Gillen LJ, Weatherup LJ and Weir LJ Citations:  NICA 56 Links: Bailii Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 29 Jurisdiction: Northern Ireland Taxes Management, Criminal Sentencing Updated: 05 April 2022; Ref: scu.605159
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  UKFTT 707 (TC) Bailii … Continue reading Singh v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 4 Nov 2011
FTTTx INCOME TAX – Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 – whether qualifying condition met for NCA to carry out general Revenue functions in relation to Appellant – yes – discovery assessments under s 29 TMA 1970 – whether the conditions for such assessments met – yes – whether within time limits – yes – on … Continue reading Lynch v National Crime Agency: FTTTx 9 Dec 2014
FTTTx CAPITAL GAINS TAX – Discovery assessment; tax avoidance scheme involving capital redemption policies; whether HMRC officer discovered that chargeable gains ought to have been assessed or relief refused, whether an assessment was insufficient, or whether any relief given was excessive; whether officer of HMRC could not have been reasonably expected to be aware of … Continue reading Pattullo v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 26 Aug 2014
The court was asked whether the appellant taxpayer, Mr Hargreaves, has the right to require the respondent to establish, at a separate preliminary hearing prior to the hearing of his appeal against a ‘discovery’ assessment made under section 29 of the 1970 Act, the matters which under that section HMRC must establish to show that … Continue reading Hargreaves v HM Revenue and Customs: CA 22 Mar 2016
FTTTx Income Tax/Corporation Tax : Human Rights – INCOME TAX – preliminary issue – discovery assessments – extended time limits – ss 29 and 36 TMA 1970 – death of taxpayer – whether art 6 Human Rights Convention engaged – whether contrary to overriding objective in Tribunal Procedure Rule 2 to allow proceedings to continue … Continue reading Wood v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 12 Jun 2015
FTTtx INCOME TAX – whether interest earned on joint account in names of taxpayer and family members all properly to be assessed on taxpayer alone as the provider of the funds -yes; resulting trust; settlements legislation; s.29 TMA 1970 – out of time assessments set aside; penalties inappropriate- no negligence. Hacking TJ  UKFTT 110 … Continue reading Bingham v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 11 Feb 2013
UTTC Capital Gains Tax – whether discovery assessments valid – s 29, Taxes Management Act 1970 – meaning of ‘discovery’ – inference of information under s 29(6)(d)(i) – inclusion of DOTAS scheme reference number in return – whether an officer could not have been reasonably expected to be aware of an insufficiency of tax (s … Continue reading HMRC v Charlton Corfield and Corfield: UTTC 20 Dec 2012
FTTTX INCOME TAX – discovery assessment – section 29 TMA 1970 – whether officer could reasonably have been expected to be aware of understatement of income – information made available pursuant to section 29(6) – . .
Discovery assessment – was tax return completed carelessly – was the existence and relevance of RTI information known to hypothetical officer – s29 Taxes Management Act 1970 . .
Challenge to the lawfulness of an investigation by HMRC of tax affairs relating to the claimant’s businesses in Europe. HMRC had been claiming a right to conduct an informal investigation using the 2005 Act. The taxpayer sought judicial review of . .
INCOME TAX – Sections 160 and 208 Finance Act 2004 – Unauthorised Payments – Pension Schemes – Pensions Liberation scheme – Discovery – Section 29 Taxes and Management Act 1970 – Appeal dismissed . .
FTTTx INCOME TAX – Use of company assets by directors – whether ‘benefit’ under s 201 Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 – If so whether entitlement to deduction under s 365 Income Tax (Earnings and . .
The appellants challenged an assessment to income tax, saying that they had not been supported by a bona fide discovery of any loss of tax, and was otherwise unsupported by evidence.
Held: ‘The appellants have over a period of many years . .
References:  UKUT 770 (TCC) Links: Bailii UTTC Capital Gains Tax – whether discovery assessments valid – s 29, Taxes Management Act 1970 – meaning of ‘discovery’ – inference of information under s 29(6)(d)(i) – inclusion of DOTAS scheme reference number in return – whether an officer could not have been reasonably expected to be … Continue reading HMRC v Charlton Corfield and Corfield; UTTC 20 Dec 2012
FTTTx Income tax return – Penalty for late return (Taxes Management Act 1970 s.93(2)) – Reasonable excuse – Appeal dismissed Judges: Dr Straker Citations:  UKFTT 119 (TC) Links: Bailii Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 93(2) Jurisdiction: England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: 22 May 2022; Ref: scu.451979
The appellants resisted disclosure to the revenue of advice it had received. It claimed legal advice privilege (LAP), though the advice was from its accountants. Held: (Lords Sumption and Clarke dissenting) LAP applies to all communications passing between a client and its lawyers, acting in their professional capacity, in connection with the provision of legal … Continue reading Prudential Plc and Another, Regina (on The Application of) v Special Commissioner of Income Tax and Another: SC 23 Jan 2013
The collector of taxes distrained on the goods of the company under section 61 TMA 1970 for unpaid taxes and the company entered into a walking possession agreement. Before the collector had sold the goods, and completed the distress, the company entered into voluntary winding-up and a liquidator was appointed. There was a deficiency of … Continue reading Herbert Berry Associates Ltd v Inland Revenue Commissioners: ChD 1976
The 1889 Act gave statutory undertakers who had incurred expenditure in removing a sunken vessel a right ‘to recover such expenses from the owner of such vessel in a court of summary jurisdiction.’ the undertakers began their action in the High Court, and appealed dismissal of the claim. Held: The appeal failed. Such expenses were … Continue reading Barraclough v Brown: HL 1897
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
Income Tax, Vat and Penalties – Discovery Assessment and Closure Notice – ss 28 and 29 and 34 of Taxes Management Act 1970 – capital allowances and revenue expenditure and loss relief claims – expenditure to construct a sports complex and house renovation – whether there was a ‘trade’ being carried on for income tax … Continue reading Wildin v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 3 Feb 2022
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
The Inland Revenue Commissioners are not able to command the production of documents which it only conjectured to exist. Citations: Times 03-Oct-1996 Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 20(3) Litigation Practice, Taxes Management Updated: 09 April 2022; Ref: scu.87491
An Inland Revenue notice served to require production of documents from a third party may include a request for conjectural classes of documents. Citations: Times 15-May-1997 Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 20(8A) Income Tax Updated: 09 April 2022; Ref: scu.86426
A scheme was devised to sell annuities to charities. They then used the capital sum paid to purchase promissory notes from the charity, which were in turn used to secure annuity payments. Held: The scheme was entirely self cancelling and void. Payments made in pursuance of the scheme fell outside the ambit of the section.There … Continue reading Moodie v Inland Revenue Commissioners and Another and similar: HL 7 Apr 1993
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
FTTTx CAPITAL GAINS TAX – Whether a ‘discovery’ – Whether conditions of either s 29(4) or (5) Taxes Management Act 1970 fulfilled – Yes – Appeal dismissed Citations:  UKFTT 207 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Capital Gains Tax Updated: 26 March 2022; Ref: scu.462588
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
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:  UKFTT 12 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and … Continue reading Jordan v Revenue and Customs (Procedure : Other): FTTTx 16 Dec 2021
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:  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
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:  EWHC 296 (Admin) Links: Bailii Statutes: Taxes … Continue reading Archer, Regina v HM Revenue and Customs: Admn 21 Feb 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
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:  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
Discovery assessments – section 29 Taxes Management Act 1970 – Best Judgement VAT assessments – section 73 Value Added Tax Act 1994 – penalties – Schedule 24 Finance Act 2007 Citations:  UKFTT 221 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales VAT Updated: 30 January 2022; Ref: scu.651603
Income tax return – Penalty for late return (Taxes Management Act 1970 s.93(2)) – Reasonable excuse – Appeal dismissed Citations:  UKFTT 659 (TC) Links: Bailii Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 93(2)) Jurisdiction: England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: 30 January 2022; Ref: scu.449602
Partnership tax return – Penalty for late return (Taxes Management Act 1970 s.93A) – Reasonable excuse – Appeal dismissed Citations:  UKFTT 669 (TC) Links: Bailii Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 93A Jurisdiction: England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: 29 January 2022; Ref: scu.449605
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:  UKFTT 784 (TC) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Income Tax Updated: … Continue reading Rees v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 24 Nov 2016
FTTTx P35 return – Penalty for late return (Taxes Management Act 1970 s.98A) – Reasonable excuse – Appeal dismissed Judges: Staker J Citations:  UKFTT 668 (TC) Links: Bailii Statutes: Taxes Management Act 1970 98A Jurisdiction: England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: 29 January 2022; Ref: scu.449630
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  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
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
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
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
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  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
Renewed application for leave to appeal against assessment to income tax. Adjourned pending out come of Rowe appeal. Picken J  EWHC 3544 (Admin) Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 12AA(6) Taxes Management Updated: 07 January 2022; Ref: scu.556491
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  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
Appeal pursuant to Taxes Management Act 1970 (TMA) s.19A(6) against a notice issued pursuant to TMA s.19A – Appeal dismissed  UKFTT 480 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 19A(6) England and Wales Income Tax Updated: 03 January 2022; Ref: scu.426636
FTTTx INCOME TAX – Further assessment to income tax on gain from exercise of share options – s 29 TMA 70 – whether discovery – yes – whether either of conditions in s 29(4) and (5) met – yes – income gain correctly calculated under Ch 5 Pt 7 ITEPA 2003 – yes – appeal … Continue reading Norman v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 22 Jun 2015
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
EAT Part Time Workers – The claimant made a claim under the Part-Time workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000. The claimant worked as clerk to the General Commissioners of Income Tax until that body was abolished in 2009. The Taxes Management Act 1970 provided by section 3(3) a discretionary power to award a … Continue reading Barton v Secretary of State for Scotland and Others (Part Time Workers): EAT 10 Mar 2015
Appeal against closure notice. Sir Terence Etherton Ch, Christopher Clarke, Vos LJJ  EWCA Civ 95 Bailii England and Wales Citing: See Also – Eclipse Film Partners No 35 Llp v Revenue and Customs SCIT 17-Feb-2009 SCIT Closure notice – application for direction to close enquiry into tax return – limited liability partnership – s … Continue reading Eclipse Film Partners No 35 Llp v HM Revenue and Customs: CA 17 Feb 2015
Income tax – Taxes Management Act 1970 ss. 9A, 28A, 29 and 31 – Appeal against amendment made by a closure notice and against amendment of a self-assessment-burden of proof – Appeal dismissed  UKFTT 339 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 9A 28A 29 31 England and Wales Income Tax Updated: 27 December 2021; … Continue reading Ouerradi v The Commissioners for Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 2 Dec 2009
FTTTx Income Tax; PAYE Determinations; National Insurance Contributions Decisions; bonus; effect of reference in accounts to fish stocks; whether paper transaction; whether contingent liability or accrual; Time Bar; deliberate conduct; whether liability excluded by agreement and/or undertaking; Taxpayer struck off Register of Companies and subsequently restored to the Register; effect of restoration; Income Tax (Pay … Continue reading Spring Salmon and Seafood Ltd v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 11 Sep 2014
FTTTx Section 98A (2) and (3) Taxes Management Act 1970 – penalties for late employer’s end of year P35 return – Appellant believed reasonable care taken – no failure message received- whether reasonable excuse – no – appeal dismissed  UKFTT 827 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 98A(2) 98A(3) England and Wales Taxes Management … Continue reading Nantyffyllon Rugby Club v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 20 Aug 2014
FTTTx Section 98A (2) and (3) Taxes Management Act 1970 – Employer’s End of Year return P35 late – agent failed to file return – whether reasonable excuse – no – appeal not allowed  UKFTT 718 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 98A(2) 98A(3) England and Wales Taxes Management Updated: 18 December 2021; Ref: … Continue reading Norris T/A Curzon Diner v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 24 Jul 2014
INCOME TAX – Assessment for additional tax after continuation – penalties – whether sufficient records delivered – whether income undeclared in light of family household expenditure – financial information of spouse not disclosed because of secrecy – Appeal allowed. Sections 12, 29, 34 and 36 of the Taxes Management Act 1970 and Part 1 Finance … Continue reading Whittle v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 4 Mar 2014
FTTTx Section 98A(2) and (3) Taxes Management Act 1970 – failure by agent of the Appellant to file employer’s end of year P35 return on time – whether reasonable excuse – no – appeal not allowed Connell TJ  UKFTT 193 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 98A(2) Taxes Management Updated: 30 November 2021; Ref: … Continue reading Thi Le v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 12 Feb 2014
FTTTx INCOME TAX – section 424 Income Tax (Earnings and Pensions) Act 2003 – whether gain chargeable to income tax as employment income – whether shares disposed of by Appellant were conditional shares – yes – penalty under section 95(1)(a) Taxes Management Act 1970 – whether Appellant negligently delivered a tax return – yes – … Continue reading Stratton v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 15 Oct 2013
INCOME TAX – Taxes Management Act 1970, Section 12B – records to be kept for the purpose of returns – rental income, expenses from rental income and repairs in connection with a let property – whether sufficient records were kept and preserved – whether loss of tax brought about by carelessness – lack of evidence … Continue reading Larkin v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 27 Apr 2012
FTTTx Appeal against penalties imposed on Appellants under Section 95A (1)(a)(i) of the Taxes Management Act 1970 on basis that the abatements allowed were not sufficient having consideration to all the facts- appeal allowed in part in respect of abatement allowed by the tax inspector for co-operation  UKFTT 220 (TC) Bailii Taxes Management Act … Continue reading Malhi and Another v Revenue and Customs: FTTTx 1 Apr 2011
The charity appealed against refusal to allow it to reclaim input VAT. It also sought judicial review of the decision of the Tribunal not to allow it to raise an argument of legitimate expectation. The charity had various subsidiaries conducting commercial activities, which paid VAT in its supplies. The parties disputed how input taxes were … Continue reading Oxfam v Revenue and Customs: ChD 27 Nov 2009
The claimant sought judicial review of the lawfulness of search warrants given to the Commissioners and executed at their various offices. The Revenue had suspect the dishonest implementation of a tax avoidance scheme. The claimants said that there were no sufficient ground for the request for and issue of the warrants. The investigation had been … Continue reading Mercury Tax Group Ltd and Another, Regina (On the Application of) v HM Revenue and Customs and Others: Admn 13 Nov 2008
The claimant was a male to female trans-sexual who had been refused employment as a police officer by the respondent, who had said that the staturory requirement for males to search males and for females to search females would be impossible to comply with. She had sought to be employed on the basis that her … Continue reading A v West Yorkshire Police: HL 6 May 2004
In the course of ancillary relief proceedings in a divorce, questions arose regarding company assets owned by the husband. The court was asked as to the power of the court to order the transfer of assets owned entirely in the company’s names. The judge had made such an order, finding evidence that the companies had … Continue reading Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd and Others: SC 12 Jun 2013
The House considered the power of an officer of the Board of Inland Revenue to seize and remove materials found on premises which a warrant obtained on application to the Common Serjeant authorised him to enter and search; but where the source of the power limited the power of seizure and removal to things ‘which … Continue reading Regina v Inland Revenue Commissioners ex parte Rossminster Ltd: HL 13 Dec 1979
rc_wilsonSCIT2008 SCIT PENALTY DETERMINATION – Failure to comply with section 20 Notice to produce copy tax return – TMA 1970 s.98(1)(b(i), 100C – andpound;300 penalty determined  UKSPC SPC00724 Bailii Taxes Management Act 1970 98(1)(b)(I) Taxes Management Updated: 09 November 2021; Ref: scu.278766
The claimant had received two injuries resulting in his total blindness. He sought an order of certiorari against the respondent who had found only a 20% disability. The tribunal responded that its decision, under the Act was final. Held: In its decision the tribunal had made reference to the expert medical report and thereby had … Continue reading Regina v Medical Appeal Tribunal ex parte Gilmore; Re Gilmore’s Application: CA 25 Feb 1957
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