Company VAT Penalty Can Be A Liability Of An "Officer"
A recent case before the tax tribunal saw the liability for a late VAT registration penalty being passed on to a manager of the company. HMRC have the power to impose such a penalty on an individual where (1) there is a penalty payable by the company for a deliberate failure (2) the individual on whom HMRC seek to impose liability is an “officer” of the company; and (3) the deliberate failure is attributable to that officer.
For more information, contact our Tax Partner, Steve Crompton, on the details below:
Partner – Head of Tax
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