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Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Act 2014

Section 214 – Reasonable excuse for failure to register for tax etc.

252.This section provides that if a person satisfies Revenue Scotland (or on appeal the tribunal) that there is reasonable excuse on the person’s behalf for a failure to comply with a “relevant requirement” (as specified in section 209(1)(a)), then the person is not liable to pay a penalty arising from that failure. The section also sets out some circumstances in which reasonable excuse does not apply.

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