Hearts get reprieve after agreeing tax deal
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Scottish Cup holders Hearts said Tuesday they had staved off the immediate threat of liquidation after reaching an agreement with British tax authorities over the payment of a £450,000 ($719,000) bill.

The Scottish Premier League club were served last week with a winding up order by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs over the unpaid bill, with the Edinburgh side initially having until this Friday to settle-up.

But a statement on Hearts' website Tuesday said they had agreed a payment plan which will now see the bill settled by 3 December.