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Mr Sheppard is a stockbroker. In the late 1980’s he incurred legal costs of ¬¨¬£200,000 odd and had to pay a Stock Exchange fine of ¬¨¬£50,000. The costs...

Tags: David Goldberg KC, Hugh McKay | 09 Jan 1997

Rectification. Loan documentation: interest clause. Composite rate tax.Both parties to a contract were mistaken as to the tax regime which applied. Section 476(5) ICTA 1988. Crawley Borough Council...

Tags: David Goldberg KC, John Walters | 09 Jan 1997

Notices requiring a third party to produce documents, issued by the Inland Revenue during tax investigations. s.20(3) TMA 1970.The draft notices issued by the Revenue in this case...

Tags: David Goldberg KC | 09 Jan 1997

Deductible expenses. Section 74 ICTA 1988. A one-off payment to terminate an onerous contract was deductible in computing profits for corporation tax purposes. The payment was held to...

Enterprise zones, Industrial Buildings Allowance. Section 21(1) CAA 1990.Where an enterprise zone building was purchased after first use, and the purchaser claimed industrial buildings allowance for the purchase...

Tags: Conrad McDonnell, John Walters | 09 Jan 1997

Capital gains tax. Disposal consideration. Purchaser of company agrees to discharge debt.Spectros disposed of the common stock in its subsidiary SIH. The agreed purchase price was $20,001,000, but...

Tags: David Goldberg KC | 09 Jan 1997

Corporation tax. Accounting periods. ‚Äö√Ñ√∫Within the charge to tax‚Äö√Ñ√π – s.832(1) ICTA 1988.ACT paid on a dividend cannot be carried back and set against an earlier year’s corporation...

Tags: Conrad McDonnell, David Goldberg KC | 09 Jan 1997

Notices requiring a third party to produce documents, issued by the Inland Revenue during tax investigations. s.20(3) TMA 1970.The notices were quashed on the grounds (a) that they...

Tags: Conrad McDonnell, John Walters | 09 Jan 1996

 

Schedule E – s.145 ICTA 1988 – s.168 ICTA 1988.

Shadow director. Offshore company. Whether individual whose wishes directors tend to follow constitutes a shadow director: held: not. Whether...

Tags: Hugh McKay | 07 Jan 1993

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