Tag Archives: Tax Claims

A Premier Case for VAT Recovery

Tim Jarvis, one of our tax strategy and benefits partners, was interviewed this month by LexisNexis for his analysis of a new and important case on VAT recovery. The outcome of the case is potentially very good news for customers in insolvency situations who have been incorrectly charged VAT. The circumstances of the insolvency situation … Continue Reading

Hawkins v. Franchise Tax Board: The Ninth Circuit’s Realistic Interpretation of “Willful Evasion”

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is often criticized for having a high reversal rate. A cursory read of the facts in Hawkins v. Franchise Tax Board of California, decided by the Ninth Circuit on September 15, 2014, may lead to the conclusion that this is another case where the Ninth Circuit may be reversed. After … Continue Reading