Bolton Wanderers given more time to pay £2.2m tax bill amid sale plan ‘progress’

Published: Monday 7th March 2016 by The News Editor

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Bolton Wanderers have been given more time to pay a £2.2 million tax bill after lawyers told a specialist judge in the High Court that “significant progress” had been made in plans to sell the club.

Tax authority officials have asked for Bolton – who slipped to the bottom of the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday after losing 2-1 at Leeds – to be wound up after complaining that the club had not paid a £2.2 million bill.

But Registrar Clive Jones refused to grant a winding-up application by HM Revenue and Customs at a High Court hearing in London on Monday.

Published: Monday 7th March 2016 by The News Editor

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