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HM Revenue & Customs to Blame?

Ken Bates has felt the need to try and blame one of the Queens very own organisations for the failings at Leeds United. Bates, who has seen his bid for the club accepted, believes it is the fault of HM Revenue & Customs for the majority of the problems that have seen the club go into administration.

Talking to BBC Radio Leeds Uncle Ken said: 'Over the last two-and-a-half years Leeds have paid between 15m and 20m to the Revenue, but our cash flow dried up and we asked for a holiday.

The Revenue said no and put forward the petition to wind up the club. I'm sorry small creditors have lost money, but that is totally down to the Revenue.`


You can`t blame HM Revenue & Customs Ken. As much as nobody likes paying their taxes and other Government charges, we have to do it! They were doing their job and it, as club chairman it was your responsibility to ensure that the "cash flow" doesn`t dry up.


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Writer: LUFC1 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday June 8 2007

Time: 7:11AM

Your Comments

I have to admit that i agree totally, i dont want to pay my Income/Council tax but i still have too, the Government wont give holidays to anyone, no matter how big or small the individual
pandapops
i hate paying tax
Super-Leeds
Don't worry Dirty Leeds old Ken thought he could take over you and do another Chelsea but things aren't going to plan and he spent all his money on us. You can have some money once you've sold your ground to Leeds Rhinos seeing as they will be the only team from Leeds to fill a ground!!!!! I'm sure Wakefield won't mind you using there's for a few years.
Dicksy
 

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