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HMRC has set its sights on the affluent

Date: 24/11/15

Those with high incomes are warned to get their tax affairs in order as HM Revenue and Customs bolsters its Affluent Unit. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced this week that it has doubled the number of inspectors trawling through the tax... Read More

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HMRC failings won't go unanswered

Date: 18/11/15

People are reminded that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) could be forced to waive or reduce penalties for taxpayers who filed returns late or incorrectly because the tax authority did not answer their telephone calls. Ministers have condemned HMRC for... Read More

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Business and home owners are encouraged to consider CGT when selling

Date: 10/11/15

Business and home owners are encouraged to give greater consideration to capital gains tax (CGT) when selling.  The message comes after new figures show that the amount of CGT being collected by the government is growing at a rate of 43 per cent... Read More

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Are your legacy affairs in order?

Date: 30/10/15

Individuals are warned that they could face higher inheritance tax (IHT) bills than they expected, after new research shows a significant increase in payments to the Treasury. Recent analysis of HM Revenue and Customs' (HMRC's) tax figures for... Read More

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Don't be scared, you still have time to submit your paper tax return

Date: 14/10/15

As Halloween quickly approaches, most people may be worried about ghosts and ghouls, but individuals are warned to be more concerned about their paper self-assessment tax return.  The deadline for submission of this year's annual paper tax return... Read More

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