Eversheds comments on Littlewoods’ High Court victory over £1.2bn VAT claim

Littlewoods has been successful in its High Court VAT claim worth more than £1.2bn. The case is a landmark VAT case on whether taxpayers should be paid compound rather than simple interest by HMRC on any overpayments of VAT that they make. Giles Salmond, head of indirect taxes and tax dispute resolution at Eversheds, has commented on the case.’

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