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The upper tribunal has reinforced HMRC’s VAT surcharge regime by overturning Trinity Mirror’s first tier tribunal victory.


Taxpayers are not always aware that, if they Appeal a VAT dispute to the Tribunal, the burden of proof is on them to disprove the HMRC assessment; and not on HMRC to explain it.

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.


Next faces a £22m tax bill after a court ruled that the retailer’s complex tax scheme was not a legitimate way to make dividend payments, HMRC has said.

Two film partnerships have lost an appeal to claim tax relief on their losses after the upper tribunal ruled that they were not run for commercial purposes.


HMRC has won three tribunal cases against tax avoidance schemes, which it claims has protected over £260m in tax.


Taxpayers have a one in four chance of successfully appealing an HMRC decision at tribunal, according to government figures.


Wolters Kluwer has put out a release on tax tribunals, revealing that 75% of


An appeal tribunal has cleared former Deloitte partner Maghsoud Einollahi of deliberate professional misconduct regarding his involvement in the collapse of MG Rover.


The upper tribunal has ruled on two recent VAT property cases.