Market leading insight for tax experts
View online issue

Scottish Football League v HMRC

In 1996 the Scottish Football League (SFL) had reached an agreement with Customs that it would not reclaim input tax on the cost of medals which it purchased for presentation to the winners of its divisional championships and would not be required to account for output tax on the onward supply of the medals. However in 2010 the SFL submitted a repayment claim backdated to 2007 on the basis that it should be allowed to reclaim the input tax without being required to account for output tax. HMRC rejected the claim and the League appealed. In Scottish Football League v HMRC (TC01983 – 24 May) the Tribunal dismissed the League’s appeal holding that the award of the medals was ‘a supply by way of a business gift in terms of VATA 1994’ and that ‘since output tax has not been paid on...

If you are not a subscriber, subscribe now to read this content.
If you are already a subscriber, sign in
Alternatively, you can register free of charge to read a limited amount of subscriber content per month.
Once you have registered, you will receive an email directing you back to read this article in full.
EDITOR'S PICKstar
Top