From hungry rodents to five-year arguments, HMRC has published some colourful excuses that were all used in unsuccessful appeals against penalties for late returns.
Major events and tax deadlines are fast approaching in the lead up to the holiday season.
25 November 2015
Most taxpayers submitting their 2014/15 tax returns by paper must do so by midnight 31 October 2015.
Apologies if his has been asked before.
2013/14 Paper Tax Return was received by HMRC on 31st July 2015 (confirmed on their website).
Just taken on a locum working through her own company. Needs accounts and tax return for Dec 14 year end. Been taking £950 a month salary. RTI - what's that? There isn't even a PAYE scheme yet.
Thousands of online sellers will need to get their tax affairs in order as HMRC wields its expanded powers to get user information from online marketplaces like Amazon, Gumtre
Recent tax case law has brought out some interesting points on how the Courts view operational issues.
In the recent case of J Day & A Dalgety, two taxpayers had sold three properties that they owned together.
More cases on the scope of HMRC powers.