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HIGHFIBREMARCH 16, 2016 at 15:18   This will include a new charge …

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HIGHFIBREMARCH 16, 2016 at 15:18
This will include a new charge on loans paid through disguised remuneration schemeswhich have not been taxed and are still outstanding on 5 April 2019.
If HMRC lose would’nt this new legislation open the door for them to go after the players as they are the ones who took out the loans?

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HOMUNCULUSAPRIL 1, 2016 at 14:28
A wee change of tact here because i agree that the SFA are not liable for the unpaid tax of a club within their membership.What i am suggesting is that the players sue the erchies off the SFA for bad governance (or malpractice or something) as it was 2 of there workers who assured these players that signing these contracts would be ok.

As far as i can i see these guy’s signed contracts with rangers partly on the strength that people who work for the national association (The governers of the rules of scottish fitba) told them that all is above board.Did CO or AD tell the players that they would be withholding part of the their contracts (Side Letters) from the authorities? 

Did they tell the players that by withholding part of their contracts they would’nt be properly registered?
If not why not,it’s not as if Ogilvie or Dickson did’nt know the rules of the SFA,they worked there and this why i believe the players may have a case for taking the SFA to court.

As for tax evasion,i’m under the illusion that HMRC will include the DOS EBTS in these new laws to be drafted,was the wee tax case not evasion?.If i’m wrong on that then apologies from me..

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HOMUNCULUSAPRIL 1, 2016 at 10:32 
tangoedApril 1, 2016 at 09:10
I can think of no reason why the SFA would be responsible for Rangers or Rangers’ players avoiding payment of tax which was due. Though I can see how some people might be looking for yet another reason for it being someone else’s fault.
The club have been found guilty, by an independent tribunal, of hiding these payments from the SFA and has been fined for doing so.
I can think of 2 reasons why the SFA should be held responsible for allowing a club a 15 year spree of tax evasion and avoidence.Campbell Ogilvie and Andrew Dickson were both employees of the SFA,so the SFA did know what was going on because 2 of their employees took part in these schemes…

The players might get their just desserts from HMRC,i’m not trying to make excuses for them,if these guys get forced to pay hefty tax bills,then they themselves will be looking to get their money back,and having been lied to by SFA employees (CO n AD) about the legality of the tax schemes,then would the players not find that the SFA would be fair game in trying to recoup some of their losses.

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Regards the EBT discussion,if HMRC do go after the players,who do the players go after.

Rangers are in liquidation,new club will deny entering into any of these contracts cos they are a new club DOH!.
Could these players turn their attention to the SFA?,it’s not as if SFA employees were unaware of what rangers were upto
,Campbell Ogilvie,Andrew Dickson,Walter smith,Alex mcleish and probaly a few others as well all took part in these schemes
 and failed to alert their bosses as to what was taking place at ibrox,have these former and current employees left the SFA with a potentially huge liability?.

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HOMUNCULUSDECEMBER 19 , 2017 at 22:57

Forgive me but do you have anything to substantiate that. 
Do you really think that Hearts are being used as a vehicle for money laundering. 
Only a suggestion H,since i did use the OR as a follow on from easyjambos post.

It could easily be David Murray or the scottish goverment funnelling funds to buy the silence of hearts over the cheating that’s taken place.

OR it could be as easyjambo suggests,a nice as pie guy throwing millions of pounds at his favourite club.

If you stuck mystery benefactor in sevco’s accounts or in the SFA’s the peeps on this blog would be all over it.

What happened to transparency for all our clubs?

It Is Better To Offer No Excuse Than A Bad One
DECEMBER 19 , 2017 at 17:58

No loan, no equity, no security involved, just a philanthropist doing their bit for the club.  It seems Ann Budge has wealthy friends who don’t mind putting their hands in their pockets.
Or a local criminal looking to get rid of some of their ill gotten gains,let’s not ask to many hard questions though as we all know that Ann Budge will always do what’s right 04 .

The Vice Closes

Personally I think the whole thing is a squirrel and am more interested in what people are trying to hide by bringing this particular old chestnut up right now.
Trying to hide their feelings most likely,it must be hard coming to the realisation that their clubs are now part of the corruption that’s taken hold of scottish football.

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SEPTEMBER 12,  2017 at 08:18
but it’s an awful long and complex story to try to tell over a pint
Only those who are trying hide the truth are the ones who are making it complex.
Keep it simple.
1.Rangers used taxpayers money to pay the salaries of players,without which these players may not have played for Rangers.
2.Rangers deliberately failed to register these players properly with the SFA in an effort to hide the fact that they were using illegal tax schemes.
What it all boils down to,
3.Rangers had to cheat to win a game of football.

On Grounds for Judicial Review
Whatever their reasons for doing so,Celtic did publicly call for a review.
A small and embarrassing (for the rest of the clubs) fact that should’nt be whitewashed over.

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