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HMRC Winding-up Petitions: HMRC Petition Against Southend United Dismissed

January 26 2017

A winding-up petition against Southend United FC has reportedly been dismissed due to the club paying their outstanding debt to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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HMRC Petition Against Southend United FC Dismissed

Petition Dismissed

The petition was reportedly dismissed at a hearing in London on Monday 23 January 2017 by Registrar Nicholas Briggs.

A lawyer representing HMRC confirmed that the outstanding tax debt had been paid. The amount of the debt remains undisclosed.

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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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