A recent posting on the site said: ‘Due to an unprecedented increase in the number of customers wanting to use (self assessment) online, at certain times some are currently unable to gain access? If you meet this problem, please try to avoid accessing SA Online between 19:00 and 23:00 in the evenings.’
The site, which still accounts for less than 2% of total self-assessment tax returns, has previously been criticised for security breaches that allowed users to access other people’s confidential data and for being generally difficult to use.
Drastically fewer offices for HMRC in the hope to reduce their running costs
Tayabali Tomlin and d&t directors launch £20 a month TaxGo service, aiming to be the 'biggest UK firm' by client numbers
Companies must report on their complex financial structures including offshore accounts and notify HMRC
An examination by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has revealed serious concerns relating to HMRC’s plans