Rebecca Cave explains why The Holloways didn’t have a reasonable excuse for failing to reclaim overpaid VAT, although they relied on their accountant.
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HMRC has been criticised for its callous and unlawful treatment of a dyslexic painter and decorator who has the mental age of a 12 year old.
HMRC has defeated an "artificial" tax avoidance scheme that tr
An accountant who jointly owns a bookkeeping business with his wife has lost an appeal against a tax penalty for claiming group tax relief the business wasn't entitled to.
HMRC was entitled to fine a former student £1,300 for submitting a late tax return that wasn’t his responsibility, a tribunal has decided.
A husband and wife who ran a recruitment business and were paid mainly through dividends before its collapse do not owe HMRC employment taxes, a tribuna
The owner of a Chinese takeaway has partly won an appeal about whether one of his workers was en employee or self-employed.
Sometimes bad economic news can be good news for taxpayers. A judge has ruled that the recession was a reasonable excuse for a family business to not pay a VAT bill on time.
A “jobbing” builder has won an appeal against penalties of £7,000 for failing to comply with Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) tax rules.
Kensington and Chelsea council in London has won an appeal to claim nearly £600,000 in VAT.