Select regions whose content you would like to see
UK government proposals to make directors liable for tax debts when a company becomes insolvent should only apply when the company has evaded, as opposed to avoided, tax and should not extend to shareholders, a tax expert has said. 17 Aug 2018
Capital allowances were available on part of the expenditure incurred by energy company SSE on a hydro-electric scheme, the UK's First-tier tax tribunal has decided. 15 Aug 2018
If you are involved in a dispute in the UK tax tribunals with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) you will probably incur costs such as legal fees and disbursements/expenses. The rules as to when you can recover your costs and when you may have to pay the...
UK taxpayers who have underpaid income tax, capital gains tax or inheritance tax involving offshore matters must correct past non-compliance before 30 September 2018 or face penalties which could be as much as two or three times the unpaid tax. There is also...
Awards and settlements in commercial disputes can be taxable in the claimant’s hands. The tax treatment of damages should be considered at an early stage as this may need to be factored into the amount claimed. Tax also needs to be considered in settlement...
From 30 September 2017 it is a criminal offence in the UK if a business fails to prevent its employees or any person associated with it from facilitating tax evasion under the Criminal Finances Act 2017. Businesses need to take action to minimise their risk...
Large companies and partnerships need to publish their tax strategy online before the end of their first financial year beginning after 15 September 2016.
The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is a way for countries to automatically exchange information about non-residents holding bank accounts and other financial accounts offshore. By September 2018 over 100 jurisdictions should be making annual exchanges...
The First-tier Tribunal has overturned a penalty charged by the UK's HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) because HMRC could not prove a notice to file a return was given by an HMRC officer to the taxpayer. 10 Aug 2018
The amount collected from the UK's diverted profits tax (DPT) increased by over a third (38%) to £388 million in 2017/18, up from £281 million in the previous year, according to figures released by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). 06 Aug 2018
Join My Out-Law
Already signed up to My Out-Law?
Effective handling of relations with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) presents challenges. Managing tax disputes requires a clear understanding of both the dispute process and the tax technical issues. It is for this reason that we believe that specialist skills in both are required to provide best advice in this area.
More about Tax Disputes
Partner - Head of Tax, Litigation and Regulatory