Agent Strategy

AccountingWEB’s resident anti-money laundering expert David Winch offered a useful warning to practitioners not to neglect their client lists on the HMRC agent p

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HMRC recently invited 25 agents to a presentation in Portsmouth to tell them about its new digital strategy. Jennifer Adams was there and presents her feedback on these new processes.

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In recent years you may have struggled to communicate with HMRC on behalf of your clients, via the myriad of helplines and online services which, were not exactly designed with an agent relatio

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ICAEW Tax Faculty chairman Rebecca Benneyworth addresses some of the questions that have been raised in recent months about HMRC’s long-term Agent Strategy.

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HMRC’s long-term programme to change the way it interacts with accountants could be bogging down, following the publication of underwhelming pilot scheme results

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Accountants and payroll service providers are beginning to report minor misalignments with PAYE data submitted via RTI and cannot access the live figures to verify that they have reconciled clients

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The latest Agent Update 34 from HMRC reveals that HMRC plans to introduce new online services for tax advisers to support i

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HMRC has responded to concerns from professional tax bodies by postponing a three-month test of its Agent View strategy for dealing with tax advisers.

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Rebecca Benneyworth assesses HMRC's summary of responses to the Agent strategy consultation, and finds

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The ICAEW Tax Faculty has broadly welcomed proposals on the Agent Strategy, but still has a ‘number of reservations’ on how tax agents will engage with HMRC.

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