Tony Margaritelli takes the opportunity to talk about issues that have hit the news or not in the last few weeks.

Tax reliefs are a necessary part of any tax system and play a significant role in defining the scope of tax, HM Treasury has said in response to the Public Accounts Committee’s finding in June that


Over a third of callers to HMRC helplines are waiting 10 or more minutes for their call to be answered, according to the latest 


HMRC has dismissed claims that letters sent to child benefit recipients inviting them to consider whether they should pay the


HMRC has appointed two new non-executive directors to its board.


HMRC has defended a proposal for direct recovery of tax credit overpayments from claimants’ bank accounts after campaigners said a freedom of information request revealed that the debt owed to


I've just exited from a truly awful HMRC webinar on penalties.


HMRC has published a revised table of advisory fuel rates for journeys on or after 1 September.


A plan by HMRC to split its multi-billion pound IT contract into smaller parts may worsen the service, the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union has said.

HMRC's 0845 helpline numbers will be no more from December 2014, as they swap all lines permanently over to the 03 prefix.