CIS Fine Appeal

Hi

 

 Can anyone give me any advice on appealing against a CIS fine. My client didn't submit his NIL return last month. Is there likely to be any point in appealing the fine and if so what reasons are considered acceptable. 

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CIS appeals

wblewis | | Permalink

It is certainly worth a try and I have had some success recently. HMRC are being very quiet about some problems they appear to be having reconciling online and paper returns from the same source. I also have doubts as to the way the ongoing nil report system is working.

Somebody may try to argue that there is a serious inconsistency in their penalty regime as some types of nil report (not CIS) they tell you not to submit.  

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Yes

thacca | | Permalink

I have sucessfully appealled a number of fines for clients (and one forgotten by myself - oops) where the return was late.

Appeal Wording

Vanessa | | Permalink

How did you word the appeal - just that you forgot?

 

 

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