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18 Apr Quarterly Tax Returns Criticised

April 15, 2016 Quarterly tax return plan criticised by watchdog The Administrative Burdens Advisory Board, the independent body that oversees HMRC, has refused to support the Government's plans to force small businesses to submit quarterly digital tax returns. Under its Making Tax Digital strategy, HMRC has proposed that...

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25 Feb HMRC Seize Assets for unpaid tax bills

Small businesses such as sole traders have had a record number of their assets seized as a result of non-payment of self-assessment tax bils HMRC made a record number of asset seizures last year from self-assessed taxpayers who could not settle their tax debts, many of...

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04 Oct The Pitfalls of completing a tax return

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) have warned of the pitfalls of individuals completing their self-assessment tax returns themselves:- Hundreds of thousands of extra people are expected to complete a self-assessment tax return for the first time by 31 October, including people who have won...

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27 Sep Early Problems with RTI reporting

Since the inception of RTI (real time reporting) for payroll payments, some employers have had difficulties reconciling what they think they owe the HMRC with what the HMRC believes is owed:- HMRC have issued a report which sets out findings from an analysis following feedback that...

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31 May Underpaid Workers receive back pay

During the 2012-13 tax year, many either unpaid workers (interns) or low paid workers earning below the national minimum wage have received what they are due after numerous investigations by the HMRC:- More than 26,000 workers denied the national minimum wage by unscrupulous employers have received...

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30 May Beware of spam Tax Credits Emails

The HMRC have issued a warning for individuals to be wary of any scam emails suggesting that you may be due a refund of tax or tax credits:- Tax credits claimants are being warned about scam or ‘phishing’ emails sent out by fraudsters in the run-up...

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