HMRC has published the finalised versions of guidance on the litigation and settlement strategy
Litigation and Settlements Strategy
HMRC has set out how it deals with taxpayer disputes via its refreshed Litigation and Settlement Strategy (LSS), but the updated policy and guidance could have wider implications.
The head of the National Audit Office urged HMRC to straighten out its litigation and settlements strategy (LSS) in its audit report on the tax department’s 2010-11 accounts, which were qualifi
HMRC is planning to tone down its hardline stance on legal action against companies it thinks are evading tax.
The number of appeals by taxpayers claiming to be overtaxed or unfairly punished has increased by 14% - and some analysts suggest tougher HMRC penalties are to blame.
Following reports that HMRC’s in house solicitors office cannot cope with its workload, it now seems that the department is having to call on city law firms to deal with the backlog of cases which
Following the introduction of HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) new Litigation and Settlement Strategy both the number of applications and appeals to tax tribunals has increased.
Concern has already been voiced over new proposals put forward in a consultation document published with the pre-budget report: ‘Tax appeals against decisions made by HMRC’.
HMRC has just set out its strategy on tax litigation and settlement. The article looks at what this means for SMEs and their advisors.