In Kingsley Douglas v HMRC UKUT 0163, the Upper Tribunal (UT) dismissed the appeal against ‘best judgement’ VAT assessments upheld by the First Tier Tribunal (FTT). The UT found all the evidence had been properly taken into account by the FTT.

Mr Douglas Appealed to the FTT who determined:

The UT dismissed Mr Douglas' appeal finding that:

Useful guides on this topic

Assessments: Best judgement
What is a 'best judgement' assessment for VAT? When can HMRC raise one? What are your rights of appeal? How do you displace a best judgement assessment?

How to appeal an HMRC decision
Disagree with a HMRC decision? How to appeal, what type of decision can you appeal and what are your different options when you disagree with HMRC? What are the key steps in making an appeal?

External links

Kingsley Douglas v HMRC UKUT 016  


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