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Court of Appeal upholds UT’s ‘trading’ decision as FTT’s error of law was immaterial (Degorce v HMRC)

Court of Appeal upholds UT’s ‘trading’ decision as FTT’s error of law was immaterial (Degorce v HMRC)
Published on: 10 October 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Appeal upholds UT’s ‘trading’ decision as FTT’s error of law was immaterial (Degorce v HMRC)
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Article summary

Tax analysis: the Court of Appeal held the Upper Tribunal (UT) did not make a material error of law when considering an appeal from the First-tier Tax Tribunal (FTT). While the Court of Appeal noted the FTT’s decision (that the taxpayer was not trading) contained an error, that error was immaterial so the UT had been entitled to dismiss the taxpayer’s appeal. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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