05 May 2020
Business and Property Courts Business List released its Decision in Chalcot v HMRC
Chalcot Training Ltd v (1) Ralph (2) HMRC; Chalcot Training Ltd v (1) Stoneman (2) HMRC  EWHC 1054 (Ch) (Michael Green QC sitting as a Deputy Judge of the Chancery Division) 5th May 2020
The claimants in each case wished to set aside payments made under a scheme to pay tax-free remuneration on the basis that they involved the payment of disguised unlawful dividends and/or the issue of shares at a discount or for commission. The High Court dismissed the claims.
Richard Vallat QC leading Jack Rivett of Erskine Chambers for HMRC.
Judgment can be viewed here.