Warning for small firms as shake-up of PAYE looms
Small businesses are being warned to beware of the small print or face niggling problems in a huge shake-up of the way they report PAYE data to HM Revenue & Customs, now just days away.
Tax cheats face five years of unexpected visits
Those who don’t pay their income tax could face ‘drop in’ visits from the taxman for up to five years under a new initiative to stop debtors defaulting.
How one family were brought to their knees by the taxman
One businessman tells how his life was destroyed after being wrongly accused of fraud by the HMRC.
HMRC takes multiple tax payments in error
Up to a thousand people had multiple tax charges taken out of their accounts on self-assessment deadline day last week because of a technical glitch.
HMRC braced for glitches as PAYE overhaul looms
More than 1.5m employers will be told by the taxman this week that time is running out for them to be prepared for the biggest reform in business tax since the start of PAYE 70 years ago.
HMRC: taxman increasingly ‘snooping’ on taxpayers
The taxman is increasingly snooping on the private lives of taxpayers, with officials accessing thousands of pieces of personal information over the past year, it emerged today.
Professionals targeted in tax evasion crackdown
Middle class professionals are facing an unprecedented crackdown on tax evasion by Government revenue inspectors.
Top 10 Tax Enquiry Tips
Kevin Igoe analyses the top ten ways to ensure a smooth process in the event of an investigation
Tax Investigation Insurance: Minimising the Risk of Tax Investigation
There is no indication that HMRC intends to reduce the targets for collecting extra tax. Indeed, HMRC is still expected to collect more overall.
Tax Investigation Insurance: The Importance of Tax Investigation Cost Protection
When considering the specific targeting of sole traders, partnerships and limited companies by the tax authorities, and random case selection, it is clear that dentists need to have some form of protection in place.