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Good morning, here’s the news lowdown for the Thursday, 2nd July.

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HMRC changes vat rule interpretation

Peter John Lashmar, a self-proclaimed ‘tax specialist’ has been disqualified from acting as a director for 7 years for numerous shortcomings in his accountancy practice’s tax dealings.


A fine Monday to you all, here’s today’s news.

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HMRC shut down 3000 businesses


The ICAEW is calling for a ten year root and branch review of HMRC, to cover its service standards, culture and governance structure.


The future of UK tax is online – or so HMRC would like us to believe.


HMRC has announced today that it is allocating £45m to improve customer service, as it released statistics  indicating a prolonged decline in the quality of its call handling.


The issues with the DWP’s online services portal which hampered online filing in the past few days have been resolved – but there may still be some backlog.


The amount of money paid to informants by HMRC has jumped by more than 50% to a record high of £605,000,


HMRC has updated its guide on its MOSS scheme, explaining how to correct VAT MOSS returns.


Next April, we will for the first time have two tax regimes operating with the UK: Scotland and the rest of the UK which HMRC have given the acronym rUK, writes Kate Upcraft.