The survey also found 60% of the MPs found it difficult and time-consuming to complete their self-assessment return. As CIoT president Tim Ambrose said: ‘Frankly, it’s surprising to me that 40% of MPs apparently find it easy and quick to complete.’
Read the results as a damning indictment of MPs’ intelligence if you must. But more than that, they speak volumes about how convoluted our tax system now is.
Committee expresses concern about costs to businesses and April 2018 implementation date
Drastically fewer offices for HMRC in the hope to reduce their running costs
An 80% increase in additional revenue for HMRC coincides with a crackdown on income tax avoidance
Laurence Field, the head of tax at national audit, tax and advisory firm Crowe Clark Whitehill outlines the 6 'unexpected items' regarding HMRC's Making Tax Digital plans