By Dawn-Marie Dart
This week members of AccountingWEB's community rallied around to help sole practitioner Karen Smith, who had been battling with HMRC since April. After advice was exchanged on Any Answers, HMRC officials, reversed their stance.
Karen had been querying the Revenue's decision to charge her client interest and surcharges for what it claimed was a discrepancy in her understanding of TMA 1970 s7. Karen's dealings with HMRC began to make her doubt her professional judgement, so she approached the Any Answers forum to get further perspectives on the situation and to prove to herself that she wasn't going mad!
Karen says: "The answers given on Acc...