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Categories:
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Tax Law
CPD Points:
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to introduce the listener to HMRC's Litigation and Settlement Strategy or LSS. This documents sets out the approach the Revenue will take to the resolution of tax disputes either by litigation or settlement. The podcast will focus on how taxpayers and their advissors can use the LSS to tactical advantage when dealing with the Revenue.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know what the Litigation and Settlement Strategy is and how HMRC use it in dispute resolution;
  • Understand HMRC's approach to litigated solutions;
  • Understand in what circumstances HMRC are likely to seek a settled resolution;
  • Be aware of what ADR methodologies are appropriate in tax dispute cases;
  • Be aware how tax disputes take on a different dimension and complexity in a group claim and what strategies one can adopt to deal with that.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs Litigation and Settlemt Strategy.

This podcast, with James Bullock of McGrigors LLP discusses HMRC's Litigation and Settlement Strategy which sets out the approach taken by the Revenue in private tax dispute cases. It addresses some important tactical points for taxpayers to consider when seeking to resolve a tax dispute.

Podcast added: 19/03/10

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-05-28

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