BB/13B/06 VAT—three-year cap on making claims—Court of Appeal judgment in Conde Nast Publications Ltd
Business Brief, Issue 13. 24 August 2006
This Business Brief article explains HM Revenue & Customs' (HMRC) position following the Court of Appeal judgment in Conde Nast Publications Ltd v CRC  EWCA Civ 976 (Conde Nast).
Taxpayers need take no action as a consequence of this article. Any taxpayer who is likely to benefit from the Court of Appeal's judgment in Conde Nast will benefit from its judgment in Fleming and can lodge, or pursue, a claim as explained in the previous article in this Business Brief.
Like Fleming, Conde Nast concerned claims refused by HMRC on the basis that they were capped by a three-year limitation period that, it is now accepted, should have been introduced with an express transitional period during which taxpayers ought to have been able to make claims under the pre-existing