HMRC Is Shite

HMRC Is Shite
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Thursday, 22 October 2009

Catch 22

Catch 22My sympathies to AFC Bournemouth, who have been trying to pay a £150K tax bill lest HMRC wind them up.

Unfortunately, it seems that the club's bank account has been frozen as a result of the winding up petition being heard in the high court; as such the club has to approach the court to release funds when they wish to pay a bill.

Can you guess what happened next?

Yes, that's right, the high court blocked the payment to HMRC!

The Bournemouth Daily Echo contacted a spokesperson for the Judicial Communications Office, who stated that the judge had gone through the list of applications made and authorised the ones that they deemed strictly necessary in the immediate future.

Does this mean that the judge deems HMRC as being "not strictly necessary"?

Surely not?

Tax does have to be taxing.

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2 comments:

  1. http://businesswithattitude.wordpress.com/

    Interesting. Who's copying whom? :)

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  2. Thanks for pointing that out:)

    You will see his verbatim copy was posted 22nd October, 2009 at 2:59 pm...several hours after mine.

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