Tax tribunals are an aspect of tax investigation when a business owner can launch a tax appeal after disagreeing with a decision by HMRC concerning their tax.


Subway Defeated in VAT Tribunal

Sandwich chain bar Subway has been defeated in a first tier tribunal regarding HMRC’s VAT policy on hot food.

Around 1200 Subway outlets across the UK have been waiting on the verdict of the appeal, which was based upon whether

HMRC Loses Another Tribunal Case

HMRC acted in an “unconscionable manner” when dealing with a recent late Self Assessment filing penalty, according to Judge Geraint Jones QC.

In the case of Kathleen Lomas v HMRC, Lomas was sent a paper tax return, which she retuned

Steedman & Company Attend UK Tax Investigation Conference

HMRC chief Dave Hartnett was amongst a host of guest speakers at last Fridays UK Tax conference, which was attended by Steedman & Company’s Ricky Steedman.

The Professional Fee Protection (PFP) organised event was held for a select number of …

Reasonable Excuse Changes at HMRC

A rewrite of reasonable doubt policy for the late filing of self assessment tax returns seems imminent following a the opinion of a judge who may have influenced the HMRC stance on penalties. Having been heavily told off by the …

New HM Revenue & Customs Task Forces to Tackle Tax Evaders

Public sector workers will have to work longer and pay more into their pension funds if they want to continue to receive better pensions than those in the private sector, the chief secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander has said.…

Prepare for Storm

Evidence is growing that the Revenue and Customs have spent much of the last two years retraining and reworking the relatively newly established partnership between the tax inspectors (properly trained and usually astute individuals) and their new found but generally …