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HMRC internal manual

Specialist Investigations Operational Guidance

Statutory basis for closing an investigation: appeals: early planning is essential

SIOG8120 emphasises that cases should be worked at all stages recognising that they may have to be taken to contentious appeal.

Once a contentious hearing becomes a probability the planning needs to become even more focused to ensure that all SI cases that go to contentious appeal are thoroughly and professionally prepared and presented.

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