HMRC’s senior executives appeared before the House of Commons Treasury select committee this morning to discuss the PAYE system.


I have a self employed client who owes HMRC around £50k. They recently sent him a distraint notice so it's not long before the bailiff is due. The client owes both SA and VAT.


HMRC permanent secretary for taxes Dave Hartnett is fighting for his job after bowing to pressure over the weekend to apologise for the volume of this year’s PAYE underpayment claims.



Just received two letters advising a client of ours is due a refund. Yes two letters, 08/09 & 09/10.

Tax Editor Rebecca Benneyworth summarises the issues raised by the Treasury/HMRC consultation on real-time PAYE information and the phase 2 proposal for centralised deductions.


Hello, I'm trying to finalise some accounts for a small limited company owned and operated by a husband/wife.


To add to HMRC’s woes this week, BBC Radio 4’s Today programme broadcast an interview with an anonymous inspector who lifted the lid on flagging morale and operational standards at the tax depa


The media firestorm surrounding the PAYE under- and overpayment letters that went out to 45,000 taxpayers this week has provided an ideal opportunity for scammers, according to Sophos security expe


As part of its drive to cut costs HMRC will stop issuing copy letters to tax agents of P2 PAYE coding notices, P800 tax calculations and a collection of Self Assessment notices.