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Next HMRC Amnesty
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Door-to-door salespeople have until the end of February to come clean about any tax they owe in return for a reduced penalty. The direct selling disclosure campaign is HMRC's latest effort to target a specific sector suspected of evading tax. HMRC defines direct selling as retailing to customers, usually door-to-door or in ... Read More
From January 2013 people claiming child benefit who earn over £50k, or whose partner earn over £50k, will need to complete a tax return. Let us know if you would like any more details, or if you would like our help.
We will be holding a seminar on Wednesday 18th July covering the new pension and payroll submission changes. This will be held in conjunction with Tom French & Associates Independent Financial Advisers and Nash & Co Solicitors. It starts at 2.30pm at the Elfordleigh Hotel, Plympton. If you would be interested in attending ... Read More
A PILOT for real-time PAYE information (RTI) has begun, with  the first ten volunteer employers - including HMRC - submitting their RTI  return. It is hoped RTI will make it easier for employers, pension providers and HMRC  to administer PAYE. real time tax information will allow employers and pension  providers to ... Read More
The latest campaign to be launched is called the e-Markets Disclosure Facility and will target taxpayers who should be paying tax on income they earn from buying and selling goods direct to others using online marketplaces such as eBay. Launching the new initiative Marian Wilson, head of HMRC Campaigns, said: 'This ... Read More
HMRC has agreed a new approach to PAYE late filing penalties with professional tax bodies to lessen the number of companies receiving notices for £400+ fines in September each year. As part of its initiative to improve service standards, the tax department worked with the bodies to tackle some of the ... Read More
Tax inspectors will target the motor trade, market stall holders and clothing sellers as they extend their campaign against tax dodgers. Special units from HM Revenue and Customs are highlighting the sectors where the authority thinks there is evidence of tax evasion. HMRC said that it expected to collect £50m in unpaid ... Read More
50p tax rate
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Per Accountingweb: The 50p tax rate is not having the effect that was desired, according to Grant Thornton’s Francesca Lagerberg, despite the government ending up with its highest monthly surplus in four years. The ONS released its ... Read More