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Category Archives:HMRC

HMRC wins disguised remuneration disputes

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have been awarded the ruling in two cases involving disguised remuneration arrangements, reports have revealed.  Read More

Workers could be missing out by not checking personal tax accounts

According to the latest research from the Post Office, just under half (46 per cent) of workers have never checked their personal tax accounts. Read More

Does HMRC treat all businesses fairly?

According to a recent British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) survey, three in five businesses (58 per cent) believe the tax system is “fundamentally unfair”. Read More

Government set to reform Companies House

The government is set to change the way Companies House works, with the largest reform of the company registration system in more than 100 years. Read More

Young people targeted by HMRC scam

Every April and May, taxpayers are inundated with fraudsters purporting to be HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Refund scams circulate as it coincides with HMRC legitimately processing tax rebates. Read More

HMRC suffers defeat in an IR35 case

The presenter of television show Loose Women, Kaye Adams, has become the latest TV personality to win a case against HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) over her employment status. Read More

HMRC extends £8 million customs funding training deadline

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced that the deadline for applications for funding from a Government initiative designed to help businesses prepare for the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) has been extended to 31 May 2019. Read More

Making tax digital is live today, yet one million businesses are not registered

As of today, UK based businesses that have a taxable turnover above the VAT threshold of £85,000 will be required to switch to the new digital tax service to report earnings and calculate VAT owed. Read More

HMRC reveals MTD registration takes seven working days

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has warned that registration for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT will take up to seven days to complete and will not be a real-time service. Read More

Government announces consultation for plans to make HMRC a preferential creditor after insolvency

The Government has announced details of the first public consultation on its plans to make HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) a secondary preferential creditor for certain tax debts which are paid by employees and customers after the insolvency of a business. Read More

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