Audit and corporate accounting teams at HM Revenue & Customs are to be
beefed up with a new recruitment drive designed to handle the first wave of tax
returns since the introduction of IFRS.
The department is aiming to hire 18 accountants to handle the first raft of
tax returns from PLCs who have converted their reporting.
‘Accountants with experience of preparing or auditing the financial
statements of large corporates, gained in the profession or industry, are
required,’ said an HMRC spokesman.
Current HMRC employees have voted to strike on the self assessment deadline,
31 January. The ICAEW has urged those submitting forms to treat Monday 29
January as the deadline, and called on HMRC to not penalise taxpayers who
struggle to file because of the strike action.
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HMRC is continuing to ramp up the number of raids on premises it carries out as part of criminal investigations, searching 761 properties in the last year
Five million taxpayers are ow using digital personal tax accounts (PTA) as part of the making tax digital strategy, HMRC said
Since the release of HMRC’s plans for digital tax reforms, many have agreed with the call for a delay