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HMRC Winding-up Petitions: Notts County given 7 weeks to pay HMRC

December 21 2016

Notts County FC have recently received another winding-up petition due to outstanding tax debts. The club has reportedly been given 7 weeks to pay their debts to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) following a hearing on Monday.

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Notts County FC given 7 weeks to pay their outstanding tax bills to HMRC

Notts County’s Fifth Court Hearing

Following a hearing in London’s High Court on Monday 19 December 2016, Notts County FC have been given 7 weeks to pay their outstanding tax bills. The outstanding amount is believed to be in the region of £350,000.

At the hearing, the judge was informed that the club had found a buyer and therefore agreed to adjourn the matter until the 6 February 2016.

Notts County FC have reportedly managed to get winding-up petitions dismissed by HMRC in 2010, 2013 and earlier this year by paying their outstanding tax bills.

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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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