Scott & Wilkinson Blog | Archive 2013 02

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HMRC draws up timetable to identify tax evaders

Date: 11/02/13

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has drawn up a timetable of investigations it plans to launch over the next six months as part of an ongoing crackdown on tax evasion by wealthy individuals. The document, entitled 'Closing in on Tax Evasion', sets out... Read More

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HMRC successfully challenge IHT relief on Furnished Holiday Let

Date: 26/02/13

In a recent tax case last month, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) successfully challenged the decision of a previous tax tribunal which had ruled that a Furnished Holiday Let (FHL) should qualify for relief from Inheritance Tax. The case concerned a... Read More

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HMRC target businesses with outstanding VAT

Date: 09/02/13

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are currently targeting businesses with outstanding VAT returns. The number of businesses currently required to file monthly VAT returns stands at more than 600, 000.   However, HMRC believes that around 50, 000... Read More

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Payroll giving reforms unveiled

Date: 13/02/13

The Government are proposing changes to payroll giving designed to increase the number of employees donating. Payroll giving allows UK taxpayers to make regular tax-free donations to good causes on a tax free basis through deductions from their... Read More

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Hartley & Co Accountants and Tax Consultants Merger

Date: 27/02/13

We are pleased to announce that we have recently expanded following our decision to join forces with Hartley and Co Accountants and Tax Consultants. Graham Hartley, former proprietor of Hartley and Co, said that the coming together of the two firms... Read More

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