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HMRC has lost an appeal against a tax planning scheme used by companies who paid bonuses as shares via subsidiaries.

HMRC won an appeal against a barring order in a VAT dispute with professional training company BPP over the supply of education books, but was criticised by the upper tier tribunal for failing


HMRC have released a list of the 10 worst excuses for missing the 31 January tax return deadline, however there are a number of cases where HMRC’s limited definition for what constitutes a reasonab

A recent ruling by a tax tribunal that extended the “cultural” VAT exemption to cover admission fees from cinema screenings could help charities raise money, an accounting firm said.


A small children’s playgroup managed by volunteers has lost an appeal against penalties for filing its tax return late.


The founder of Matlan has lost an appeal against a tax bill for tens of millions of pounds.


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 tax avoidance scheme that abused tax relief for research into life-saving vaccines to claim back £77m in tax, has been rejected again by a tribunal.


Not being able to speak English and relying on an accountant are not reasonable excuses for late payment of a tax penalty, a tribunal has ruled.

A man who blamed delays in registering for online self-assessment for paying his tax late has lost an appeal against penalties.