HMRC wins judicial review over settlement agreement

14 August 2014

HMRC says that the High Court decision dismissing the UK Uncut claims about supposed sweetheart deals puts to rest the fallacy that HMRC is soft on large businesses.

UK Uncut has lost a judicial review at the High Court over HMRC's settlement agreement with Goldman Sachs.

 

Jim Harra, HMRC’s Director General for Business Tax, commented thatTheHigh Court’s comprehensive dismissal of UK Uncut’s claim puts to rest the fallacy that HMRC is soft on large businesses. The public can have confidence in our governance processes, which we have strengthened,providinggreater levels of scrutiny, transparency and role separation.”