I have used NatWest online banking for a number of years, and it used to be a relatively straightforward matter to have a payee reference attached which was the PAYE reference code, then add a date


The Supreme Court has today refused to hear an appeal by HMRC in relation to a case involving compound interest. 

At the Hardman lecture and dinner last week, held by the Tax Faculty of the ICAEW, I was seated with an eclectic mix of tax professionals.


The Coalition's plans to introduce a Universal Credit system might be delayed because HM Revenues & Customs doubts it can produce the necessary real-time ICT systems.

Many contractors could pay less in penalties for late monthly returns under rules recently announced by HMRC.


The scenario:

Client files a p35 showing a substantial tax refund, due to the deduction of significant amounts of CIS tax.

No refund is issued and nothing is heard from HMRC.


The Aspire IT outsourcing consortium led by Capgemini accounted for 44% of HMRC’s 2009-10 supplier budget, reports

With MPs pursuring an inquiry into HMRC's workings, Simon Sweetman launches his own performance review.


From the end of November, HMRC has announced that it will close its contact centres on Sundays.

A committee of MPs has launched yet another Parliamentary inquiry into HMRC internal workings.