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Restitution of Overpaid Tax (eBook)

Edited by: Steven Elliott, Birke Hacker, Mitchell Charles

ISBN13: 9781782251224
Published: April 2013
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
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In Woolwich v IRC [1993] AC 70 (HL), the House of Lords held that taxes unlawfully exacted by the Revenue are recoverable by the taxpayer as of right. However, the torrent of subsequent litigation and commentary demonstrates that many fundamental elements of the Woolwich principle still remain to be resolved. Collosal amounts of money hinge on these issues.

The essays in this collection explore these issues of restitution of overpaid taxes from various perspectives including the tax background, various private law claims, alternative public law approaches, defences, and remedies, and in the light of leading cases from various jurisdictions, such as Australia, Canada, the EU, Germany, and Ireland, as well as the UK.

Subjects:
Restitution, Taxation, eBooks
Contents:
SECTION I. INTRODUCTION
1. Introduction Steven Elliott, Birke Hacker and Charles Mitchell

SECTION II. ENGLISH LAW
2. Overpaid Taxes: A Hybrid Public and Private Approach Rebecca Williams
3. Mistaken Payments of Tax Duncan Sheehan
4. Restitution from Public Authorities: Any Room for Duress? Nelson Enonchong
5. Reasons for Restitution Charlie Webb
6. Restitutionary Claims by Indirect Taxpayers Charles Mitchell
7. Property, Proportionality, and the Change of Position Defence Niamh Cleary
8. Undoing Transactions for Tax Purposes: The Hastings-Bass Principle Monica Bhandari

SECTION III. EUROPEAN LAW
9. Judicial Techniques in Relation to Remedies for Overpaid Tax Catherine Barnard and Julian Ghosh QC
10. The Principle of Effectiveness and Restitution of Overpaid Tax Maximilian Schlote

SECTION IV. COMPARATIVE LAW
11. Absence of Basis: A German Perspective Anne Sanders
12. 'Public Law Restitutionary Claims': The German Perspective Birke Hacker
13. Overpaid Taxes and Constitutional Redress in Ireland Niamh Connolly
14. Restitution of Overpaid Tax in Canada Robert Chambers
15. Restitution of Unlawfully Exacted Tax in Australia: The Woolwich Principle Simone Degeling

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