I have seen some pages from various websites circa August 2009 mentioning the time limit being increased to 4½ years (from the later of the time of supply or the consideration falling due).
My FOI request resulted in the following response:
Information Strategy Team
100 Parliament Street
HMRC’s unofficial Agent Strategy roadshow will swing through Essex next week, when deputy director Brian Redford will address a joint gathering of the CIOT’s Essex and Suffolk branches in Colcheste
Government tax policy is inconsistent and confusing new laws are being introduced without sufficient consultation – potentially undermining the crackdown on tax avoidance, a House of Lords comm
Online traders and private tutors are next in line for HMRC’s rolling programme of tax crackdowns, and a spokesman told AccountingWEB that the accountancy profession could be a potential target
A client posted his CT600 for the accounting period ended 31 March 2010 on 19 March 2011 i.e. 12 days before the deadline. Sent 1st class from a post office counter, not a box.
At a meeting with AccountingWEB.co.uk and a group of unrepresented tax agents in Leeds on Monday evening (13 June) HMRC chairman Mike Clasper revealed he was born in Sunderland - which explains
- ICAS: HMRC record checks are “flawed” 194,129 18
- Reasonable Excuse scorecard 2011: Taxpayers 20 HMRC 12 42,448 17
- HMRC ‘reasonable excuse’ definition under fire 26,173 22
- Struck-off companies dodge £16bn a year 24,175 59
- HMRC loses husband-and-wife settlements case 24,021 18