Category Archive for: ‘HMRC Investigation’

Another Reader Wins – This Time By Going to The Top

PS Letter To HMRC

When somebody is successful in a HMRC investigation I think there is value in publishing the details, so others can use it as a model. In a nutshell PS had been working as a chef for many years on a PAYE basis. HMRC informed him that he’d been on the wrong code and he owed a few £100. This was …

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Business Records Checks to be terminated

Minority Report

It must have seemed like a genius idea back in 2011. HMRC had always previously examined business records AFTER they had been submitted, what about looking at the records BEFORE they were submitted? Before they could be prepared? And what about dropping in unannounced to examine them? Perhaps this was inspired by Minority Report? A Si-Fi film with Tom Cruse …

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Justice costs – charge for Tribunal appeals


The government has proposed introducing fees for individuals appealing decisions to the tax tribunal as part of broader reforms to civil court funding. As per the FT: “The government is effectively selling justice by saying that you need to pay for the courts,” said Jonathan Smithers, the Law Society’s president. To fight charges levied by one branch of government, you …

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