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HMRC Winding-up Petitions: Hartlepool United F.C. HMRC Petition Resolved

December 16 2016

Hartlepool United F.C have reportedly been issued another winding-up petition by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) due to an unpaid tax bill. The club have confirmed that despite the petition all issues have been resolved and the bill has been paid.

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Hartlepool United F.C. HMRC Petition Resolved

Business as usual

It appears as though a bill that was due to be paid to HMRC by Hartlepool United F.C went unpaid for around 8 to 10 days. The club are insisting that it is business as usual despite the petition.

This is reportedly the second petition the club have received this year, however, the first petition was dismissed after the court heard that the unpaid bill was due to an ‘accounting software error’.

Winding-up Petition Solicitors

If you have received a winding up petition our legal experts are able to provide legal advice and representation. Our team of solicitors and barristers can obtain a court adjournment; CVA’s or successfully challenge the validity of the winding up petition to ensure that the petition is dismissed, often without public advertisement.

We have represented football and other sporting clubs in disputes with HMRC and as specialists in dealing with HMRC Debt Recovery procedures including petitions can obtain an optimal outcome.

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