Scott & Wilkinson Blog - Page 38
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There are very difficult times ahead for tax planners. On top of recent changes such as the General Anti-Abuse Rule (GAAR), the Finance Bill 2014 provides HM Revenues and Customs (HMRC) with tools to combat the promotion of aggressive tax schemes... Read More
Pensioners should be aware that the government has set out plans to reduce the annual state pension deferral rate from 10. 4% to 5. 8%. Pensioners can choose to defer claiming their state pension when they reach state pension age, and when they do... Read More
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