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Resolving disputes with HMRC
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2015

This is the eighth in our series of ADR practical guides, designed to provide clients with essential practical guidance on various processes falling


HMRC’s approach to settling enquiries and disputes: a positive shift in emphasis
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2011

HMRC has published a replacement Litigation and Settlement Strategy (“LSS”) as part of a major review of its approach to disputes


"Extreme shopping": HMRC legislation to counter treaty shopping: thoroughly draconian
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 5 2011

On 1 August, just before the summer break, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) published a "Technical Note" and draft legislation (together, the "Note") entitled "Tax Treaties Anti-avoidance"


Summer budget 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2015

The Chancellor of the Exchequer yesterday handed down his second Budget of 2015. It was his first Budget without the Liberal Democrats, and


HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) enquiry windowslimitation periods
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 29 2010

From 1 April 2010, changes introduced by Schedule 39 Finance Act 2008 will take effect and reduce the period within which HMRC can bring an assessment to four years from the end of the accounting period in the case of innocent errors, six years for careless errors and 20 years for deliberate mistakes


Denial of input VAT deduction for failure to identify a connection with VAT fraud Court of Appeal in Mobilx rejects HMRC test of knowledge but requires traders to consider the circumstances of each trade or transaction
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2010

It was reported on 7 September 2010 that HMRC have identified the first cases of attempted VAT fraud in the wholesale gas and power markets


UK Uncut Legal Action Ltd v HMRC (Goldman Sachs International and Goldman Sachs Services Ltd, interested parties)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 28 2013

This case relates to an administrative law challenge, by a member of the public, to a proposed compromise between HMRC and taxpayers (Goldman Sachs


UK Supreme Court refuses to extend privilege to accountants
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2013

The Supreme Court confirmed today that legal advice privilege ("LAP") cannot be claimed in respect of confidential communications between accountants


Budget 2015 - no great surprises but a few disappointing features
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2015

Yesterday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer handed down his final Budget before the UK's general election in May. It was a Budget with no great


Autumn Statement 2014 - Autumn leaves its stamp on tax avoidance
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2014

The Chancellor of the Exchequer yesterday handed down his 2014 Autumn Statement. He made a number of announcements which will impact the UK tax