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Profile: North Weald Golf Club’s owner Andrew Lloyd Skinner

Profile: North Weald Golf Club’s owner Andrew Lloyd Skinner 0

🕔13:46, 15.Oct 2012

Andrew Lloyd Skinner has been able to indulge his passion for golf by purchasing North Weald Golf Club in Essex and is now committed to helping both golfers and fellow

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Golf tax group formed

Golf tax group formed 0

🕔13:15, 22.Aug 2012

England Golf and the UK Golf Course Owners Association (UKGCOA) have formed a joint taxation working group that aims to represent all golf clubs in England. The aim of it is to achieve a ‘fairer tax system’ for golf clubs.

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Bridport case delayed for another year

Bridport case delayed for another year 0

🕔10:55, 9.Aug 2012

A landmark tax case that could allow private members’ golf clubs to recover thousands of pounds-worth of VAT paid on green fees has been sent to the European Court of Justice (ECJ). A tribunal has ruled that the legal definition

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AGCO ramps up its tax campaign

AGCO ramps up its tax campaign 14 Updated

🕔04:09, 19.Jul 2012

The Association of Golf Course Owners (AGCO) is dramatically stepping up its campaign to put pressure on politicians to reform tax legislation in golf. Earlier this month the organisation met with top Treasury officials who, it has now emerged, were

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Ron Noades funded VAT hearing

Ron Noades funded VAT hearing 1

🕔10:12, 2.Jun 2012

One of several financers of the barrister who has argued in court against VAT charged on playing golf is the former Crystal Palace chairman, Ron Noades. Noades owns the Altonwood Golf Group, which runs five golf clubs in England, including

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‘Raise VAT’ call leads to angry backlash

‘Raise VAT’ call leads to angry backlash 34

🕔08:39, 25.May 2012

Proprietary golf clubs have been angrily derided as ‘soulless’ in reaction to a call by the chief executive of Burhill Golf and Leisure for VAT to be increased on membership subscriptions at private members’ clubs and reduced at profit-making ones.

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Clubs hope for six figure windfalls

Clubs hope for six figure windfalls 5

🕔11:39, 2.May 2012

The chair of the Association of Golf Course Owners (AGCO) believes that the average private members’ golf club could receive over £100,000 back in overpaid VAT if Chipping Sodbury Golf Club wins its legal case against Her Majesty’s Revenue and

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Cost of golf to be challenged in court

Cost of golf to be challenged in court 8

🕔12:52, 27.Apr 2012

A golf venue is taking the UK government to court over the definition of membership of a golf club. If it wins, the tax that golf clubs pay and funds they could reclaim will change, and the price of playing

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Landmark VAT green fee ruling for clubs

Landmark VAT green fee ruling for clubs 17

🕔03:46, 22.Mar 2012

A British private members’ golf club has been paid £5,000 after it won a landmark VAT ruling that could result in non-profit making clubs restructuring their membership offerings. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has accepted that the golf club – which

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Should your members pay subscriptions monthly by direct debit?

Should your members pay subscriptions monthly by direct debit? 1

🕔14:05, 8.Jan 2012

In the recent case of Esporta, the First Tier Tax Tribunal (FTT) looked at the VAT treatment of certain membership fees. Esporta is a chain of health and fitness clubs. Whilst some of its members paid in advance for either

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Can private members’ golf clubs claim back VAT on non-members’ green fees?

Can private members’ golf clubs claim back VAT on non-members’ green fees? 0

🕔16:21, 30.Dec 2011

In the 2011 case of Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club, the First Tier Tax Tribunal held that green fees paid by non-members at non-proprietary golf clubs should be exempt from VAT. Previously, such fees had been subject to VAT.

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Don’t be hit by the new VAT penalty regime at HMRC

Don’t be hit by the new VAT penalty regime at HMRC 0

🕔12:00, 26.Dec 2011

An interesting VAT case – one of the first dealing with the new penalty regime that came into force in 2009 – has now been decided. At the time the new regime was introduced, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) said

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Proprietary golf clubs urged to make Capital Allowance Tax claim

Proprietary golf clubs urged to make Capital Allowance Tax claim 0

🕔10:37, 25.Oct 2011

All proprietary golf clubs in the UK have been urged to make a Capital Allowance Tax claim before next year’s April Budget, when the tax allowance is ended after 62 years. A spokesman for Malpasso, which works with golf clubs on reclaiming

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Petition to cut VAT rate for playing golf

Petition to cut VAT rate for playing golf 2

🕔14:37, 12.Sep 2011

A GCMA member and former British Women’s Open champion has launched an e-petition to reduce the rate of VAT for playing and watching sport from 20 to five per cent. Vivien Saunders OBE, who has campaigned against VAT being applied

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