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.

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.

HMRC has applied for permission to appeal against a tax ruling over Rangers Football Club’s use of employee benefit trusts (EBTs).


Greene King has confirmed it will take its long-running fight with HMRC over a £21m tax planning scheme, known as Project Sussex, 


Kensington and Chelsea council in London has won an appeal to claim nearly £600,000 in VAT.

HMRC did not act unreasonably by withdrawing from a VAT dispute with a businessman, even though the investigating officer was unable to produce evidence for his claims, a tribunal has ruled. 

Two businessmen who were kidnapped by criminal associates of those who carried out a carousel fraud 


A vet has won an appeal against a tax penalty after a tribunal ruled that a sudden deterioration in his accountant's health was a


A Tribunal decision was released late last year which widens the type of situation where HMRC issue estimated assessments, instead of itemising individual errors in relation to particular supplies.