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Individuals are warned that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is increasing its raids on properties to catch tax evaders. According to recent research HMRC has increased its number of unannounced searches by 12% for the year up to March 2014. Data... Read More
Businesses should note that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will now allow VAT returns to be filed over the telephone in exceptional circumstances. Following a technical consultation this spring, businesses will be able to file over the phone when... Read More
Individuals and businesses should note that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is closing its last enquiry centres this week, meaning taxpayers can no longer drop in for advice. The closure of the centres mean that taxpayers with queries will have to... Read More
Tax credit claimants are warned about scam or phishing emails promising money back that are being sent out by fraudsters ahead of the 31 July renewal deadline. According to HMRC, May 2014 has already seen a 131% increase in phishing emails, compared... Read More
Employers are warned to ensure they are calculating holiday pay correctly after a number of recent legal challenges. According to the Working Time Regulations (1998) (WTR 1998), all workers are entitled to 5. 6 weeks' statutory annual leave. Workers... Read More