This morning I received yet another confusing HMRC statement of account for a client.
Wherever you are in the UK, there’s no avoiding the bad weather; from flooding in Farringdon to snow in Scotland.
The First Tier Tax Tribunal recently heard the case of Ghelanis Superstore and Cash and Carry Ltd v HMRC (TC03251).
HMRC have recently won 2 cases where the taxpayer failed to show they had a 'resonable excuse' for their conduct and so suffered penalties.
As part of its digital strategy, HMRC has launched three pilot online services:
Reports are coming through of a return of the highly lucrative bogus tax refund scam.
HMRC has begun sending text messages to some customers who have put in a claim for tax credits.
The texts will be sent to acknowledge receipt of their claims.
HMRC reported a record-breaking self assessment season in 2014, with more than 93% of filers meeting both the online and paper deadlines.
Scammers concocted a convincing replica of an HMRC Employer Bulletin in an increasingly sophisticated approach to phishing for personal information from businesses and accountants.
- ICAS: HMRC record checks are “flawed” 179,173 18
- Reasonable Excuse scorecard 2011: Taxpayers 20 HMRC 12 37,652 17
- HMRC ‘reasonable excuse’ definition under fire 24,228 22
- HMRC loses husband-and-wife settlements case 23,447 18
- Struck-off companies dodge £16bn a year 22,661 59