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New queries, issue 4363

24 July 2012
Issue: 4363 / Categories: Forum & Feedback
Journo jousting; Making a sacrifice; Starting over; Carrot and stick

Journo jousting

My client left his job as a journalist seemingly under something of a cloud. I am not sure what went wrong but he is expecting to go court again soon and the police are involved.

He is clocking up massive legal fees and I found by chance that his former employer has a contractual commitment to settle these costs.

In addition there was an earlier court case which took place when he was still employed by his former employer and the fees for this were settled by them as well.

Even though his former employer has not entered details of any of the cost on the forms P11D in respect of the period of employment I have advised him that he has an obligation to consider the self-assessment implications of this arrangement – in particular whether he is to be...

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