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To: The Scottish FA & SFPL

Strip Tax-Dodging Rangers of their Titles

We demand that the SFA strip the Rangers Football Club of any Titles/Trophies won from 2001 - 2009 while they paid players using offshore tax avoidance.

Why is this important?

For the integrity of Scottish football. Fans believe that the tax avoidance scheme gave Rangers an unfair advantage.

This week the Supreme Court ruled in favour of HMRC in a long-running dispute over offshore trusts used by Rangers football club, in a case expected to have “wide-ranging implications” for similar tax avoidance schemes.

The dispute centred on the Glasgow football club’s use of structures known as employee benefit trusts to pay players and staff in loans between 2001 and 2009. HMRC said it missed out on £46.2m because the club used payments to EBTs in Jersey to fund tax-free loans to Rangers’ employees.


Reasons for signing

  • The governing body have been, at worst, complicit and at best, shown a dereliction of their duty. For too long the integrity of the game has been abandoned for the benefit of the "establishment" club. Cheating should be punished.
  • Its important for sporting integrity.
  • This former football club gained an advantage over every other club using the EBT scheme and not declaring to the authorities .

Updates

2017-07-12 07:12:18 +0100

10,000 signatures reached

2017-07-06 20:52:32 +0100

5,000 signatures reached

2017-07-05 22:03:39 +0100

1,000 signatures reached

2017-07-05 20:41:43 +0100

500 signatures reached

2017-07-05 19:23:28 +0100

100 signatures reached

2017-07-05 19:09:49 +0100

50 signatures reached

2017-07-05 19:01:11 +0100

25 signatures reached

2017-07-05 18:56:08 +0100

10 signatures reached