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GP wins patient confidentiality tribunal

A Scottish GP has won an appeal to protect patient confidentiality after a tax tribunal ruled that she did not have to give her business diary to HMRC to help it check her tax affairs.

Kathleen Long - a locum GP working on Scotland’s west coast - appealed to the first-tier tax tribunal in Edinburgh on 17 January, after the Revenue demanded she produce her business diary regarding her self-assessment tax return.

Long contacted HMRC when she realised that she had made an error in her 2010-2011 tax return.

The Revenue then asked Long to send on her business diary to...


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