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HMRC crackdown on minimum wage breaches

Date: 03/07/13

Businesses are warned that HMRC is clamping down on breaches of the minimum wage. The warning comes after it was revealed from investigations by the tax authority that 26, 000 workers were paid less than the minimum wage.  HMRC said 708 employers... Read More

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Self assessment tax deadline reminder

Date: 02/07/13

Individuals are reminded that they have until 31 July to pay the second Self Assessment payment on account for the tax year ending 5 April 2013.  Interest will be charged on all late payments. Individuals who miss self assessment deadlines should... Read More

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HMRC extends RTI deadline for smaller firms

Date: 01/07/13

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has further extended the deadline for smaller businesses to start reporting payroll data using the new Real Time Information (RTI) system. Under RTI, which was introduced in April, employers must submit PAYE information... Read More

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HMRC sets its sights on offshore trusts

Date: 07/06/13

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is now focusing its attention on offshore trusts being used by wealthy individuals to hide income and assets overseas. The campaign, launched in May, is the latest development in an ongoing crackdown by HMRC on tax... Read More

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'Name and shame' warning for tax defaulters

Date: 06/06/13

It is important that business owners ensure their tax affairs are in order after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) published a second list 'naming and shaming' tax defaulters. The list, comprising businesses and individuals who have deliberately... Read More

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