As we’ve seen in the latest episode of BDO’s alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mini-series, mediation day can be tough on both the client and HMRC.
HMRC has launched new online learning resources for accountants, providing tips and advice on penalties for inaccuracies and failure to exercise reasonable care.
Despite mistakenly sending late filing alerts to 400,000 organisations earlier this month, HMRC’s head of personal tax reassured AccountingWEB members that the real time reporting system for PAYE i
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.
- ICAS: HMRC record checks are “flawed” 181,085 18
- Reasonable Excuse scorecard 2011: Taxpayers 20 HMRC 12 38,865 17
- HMRC ‘reasonable excuse’ definition under fire 24,666 22
- HMRC loses husband-and-wife settlements case 23,620 18
- Struck-off companies dodge £16bn a year 23,093 59