HMRC 'unlikely' to overturn Gary Lineker appeal win against £4.9m tax bill    

Mark Battersby
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International law firm RPC said on 29 March that HMRC is "unlikely" to succeed in overturning yesterday's appeal win by BBC Match of the day presenter Gary Lineker over a £4.9m tax bill.  Partner Adam Craggs, head of tax disputes at international law firm RPC, said: "This decision provides yet another illustration of the complexities of IR35 and employment tax more generally.   "As so often in cases of this nature, the decision is highly fact-sensitive. "The fact that the decision appears to turn on which of the partners in GLM (Gary Lineker Media) executed the contracts is superfi...

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