Five million already using PTAs, but is MTD too much for HMRC?
Personal Tax

Five million already using PTAs, but is MTD too much for HMRC?

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Five million already using PTAs, but is MTD too mu...

Five million taxpayers are ow using digital personal tax accounts (PTA) as part of the making tax digital strategy, HMRC said Read More...

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Making tax digital needs a delay, agrees ATT
Making Tax Digital

Making tax digital needs a delay, agrees ATT

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Making tax digital needs a delay, agrees ATT

Since the release of HMRC’s plans for digital tax reforms, many have agreed with the call for a delay Read More...

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Don’t let caution stall the digital tax revolution
Corporate Tax

Don’t let caution stall the digital tax revolution

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Don’t let caution stall the digital tax revolution

While some resistance to change is to be expected, the degree of controversy surrounding HMRC's Making Tax Digital proposals has surprised the governm...

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HMRC widens APN applications
Tax Bodies

HMRC widens APN applications

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

HMRC widens APN applications

HMRC is now targeting over 1000 different types of tax planning schemes for the issuing of Accelerated Payment Notices (APN’s). HMRC has recently adde...

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Chancellor warned over implementation of HMRC’s digital tax reforms
Tax Bodies

Chancellor warned over implementation of HMRC’s digital tax reforms

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Chancellor warned over implementation of HMRC’s di...

Andrew Tyrie, chairman of the Treasury Committee, has written to chancellor Philip Hammond to urge caution over the implementation of HMRC’s Making Ta...

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Three things for HMRC to consider during its internal restructure
Tax Bodies

Three things for HMRC to consider during its internal restructure

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Three things for HMRC to consider during its inter...

Accountancy Age looks at the key considerations about how HMRC should be resourced and how the taxman should be reorganised Read More...

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Micro employers struggling with RTI payroll reporting
Tax Bodies

Micro employers struggling with RTI payroll reporting

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Micro employers struggling with RTI payroll report...

Micro employers are finding payroll reporting Real Time Information (RTI) challenging, a study by HMRC has found Read More...

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HMRC ends contract with tax credits company Concentrix
Tax Bodies

HMRC ends contract with tax credits company Concentrix

8y Richard Crump , Writer

HMRC ends contract with tax credits company Concen...

HMRC has decided not to renew its contract with Concentrix, the US tax credits company employed by the government to cut tax credit fraud and overpaym...

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Treasury Committee chairman queries impact of HMRC’s reorganisation
Politics

Treasury Committee chairman queries impact of HMRC’s reorganisation

8y Stephanie Wix , Writer

Treasury Committee chairman queries impact of HMRC...

A senior MP has questioned the impact of HMRC’s decision to undertake yet another radical overhaul of its internal structure Read More...

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HMRC asset seizures at businesses up 145% in a year
Corporate Tax

HMRC asset seizures at businesses up 145% in a year

8y Richard Crump , Writer

HMRC asset seizures at businesses up 145% in a yea...

The number of businesses whose assets were seized by HMRC in order to settle outstanding debts grew sharply in the last year; up 145%, from 649 in 201...

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HMRC to shake up its organisational structure
Tax Bodies

HMRC to shake up its organisational structure

8y Richard Crump , Writer

HMRC to shake up its organisational structure

HMRC has announced plans to shake up its organisational structure as part of transformation plans to become a more digitally-focused tax authority Rea...

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HMRC's digital tax plans delayed until 2019
Tax Bodies

HMRC's digital tax plans delayed until 2019

8y Accountancy Age

HMRC's digital tax plans delayed until 2019

HMRC’s digital tax plans have been delayed until 2019 so that large businesses have enough time to adjust, it was announced at the taxman’s annual con...

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Worldwide Disclosure Facility for offshore tax evasion launched
Personal Tax

Worldwide Disclosure Facility for offshore tax evasion launched

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Worldwide Disclosure Facility for offshore tax eva...

A new online disclosure facility has launched today giving offshore evaders a last chance to settle tax on their wealth hidden offshore ahead of new d...

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HMRC collects £3bn through accelerated payment notices
Personal Tax

HMRC collects £3bn through accelerated payment notices

8y Richard Crump , Writer

HMRC collects £3bn through accelerated payment not...

HMRC has collected £3bn by forcing those under investigation for tax avoidance to pay up disputed tax immediately Read More...

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Berkshire motor business VAT fraudsters sentenced
Corporate Tax

Berkshire motor business VAT fraudsters sentenced

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Berkshire motor business VAT fraudsters sentenced

The former owners of a Maidenhead motor dealership who illegally claimed an £86,000 VAT repayment have been sentenced Read More...

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Colin: Apple of my Irish eye
Company News

Colin: Apple of my Irish eye

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Colin: Apple of my Irish eye

Colin imagines how Apple's logo might change in the wake of the EC's ruling over its Irish tax arrangements Read More...

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Apple ordered to pay €13bn tax penalty over illegal state aid
Tax Bodies

Apple ordered to pay €13bn tax penalty over illegal state aid

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Apple ordered to pay €13bn tax penalty over illega...

Apple has been ordered to pay a record €13bn (£11bn) in back taxes after the European Commission ruled the Silicon Valley tech giant’s Irish tax schem...

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HMRC launches plans to tackle black economy
Tax Bodies

HMRC launches plans to tackle black economy

8y Richard Crump , Writer

HMRC launches plans to tackle black economy

HMRC has launched three consultations on proposals to clamp down on the black economy Read More...

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Fewer companies aggressively tax plan as HMRC tightens loopholes
Tax Bodies

Fewer companies aggressively tax plan as HMRC tightens loopholes

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Fewer companies aggressively tax plan as HMRC tigh...

Companies reported increased levels of scrutiny over their tax planning strategies last year as fewer FDs understand what HMRC considers as tax avoida...

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Tough new sanctions for offshore tax evaders
Tax Bodies

Tough new sanctions for offshore tax evaders

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Tough new sanctions for offshore tax evaders

Tax evaders are set to face tough new sanctions under plans detailed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) today Read More...

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HMRC revises VAT treatment of dwellings
Personal Tax

HMRC revises VAT treatment of dwellings

8y Richard Crump , Writer

HMRC revises VAT treatment of dwellings

HMRC has outlined a change in VAT policy to the treatment of dwellings that have been formed from either the construction of new buildings, or from th...

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The Practitioner: You get what you PAYE for
Personal Tax

The Practitioner: You get what you PAYE for

8y The Practitioner

The Practitioner: You get what you PAYE for

I will feel slightly awkward when I write to the client who is about to receive a large invoice from the PAYE expert, offering him the fee protection ...

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Treasury crackdown on advisers that enable tax avoidance ‘goes too far’
Tax Bodies

Treasury crackdown on advisers that enable tax avoidance ‘goes too far’

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Treasury crackdown on advisers that enable tax avo...

Plans to fine accountants, tax planners and advisers who design, market or facilitate the use of tax avoidance arrangements go ‘too far’ and risk capt...

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Accountants to face tougher tax avoidance sanctions
Tax Bodies

Accountants to face tougher tax avoidance sanctions

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Accountants to face tougher tax avoidance sanction...

Accountants and advisers who offer aggressive tax avoidance schemes are to face tougher sanctions under a new penalty regime to be announced by HM Tre...

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Advisers raise concerns over HMRC’s digital tax timetable
Tax Bodies

Advisers raise concerns over HMRC’s digital tax timetable

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Advisers raise concerns over HMRC’s digital tax ti...

The timetable for implementing HMRC’s ambitious digital tax strategy is “worryingly short” and should be delayed by at least one year, advisers have w...

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HMRC outlines details of its digital tax strategy
Tax Bodies

HMRC outlines details of its digital tax strategy

8y Richard Crump , Writer

HMRC outlines details of its digital tax strategy

HMRC publishes six consultations detailing its digital tax strategy Read More...

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Taxman mulls changes to SDLT filing and payment process
Personal Tax

Taxman mulls changes to SDLT filing and payment process

8y Richard Crump , Writer

Taxman mulls changes to SDLT filing and payment pr...

HMRC has launched a consultation on proposals to make changes to stamp duty land tax filing and payments processes Read More...

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