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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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Partnerships targeted by HM Revenue and Customs

Date: 06/06/13

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has recently published a consultation which is proposing to change how mixed partnerships are taxed.  New rules are intended to counteract certain tax avoidance schemes but genuine mixed partnerships may also be... Read More

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Changes to childcare voucher scheme

Date: 05/06/13

The existing tax-free employer childcare voucher scheme is to be scrapped, with a more generous system set to take its place. The new tax-free childcare scheme (TFC) will be introduced in autumn 2015 and will be available to households where both... Read More

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New advice on national insurance numbers

Date: 04/06/13

New guidance has been issued to employers operating PAYE after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) issued a number of national insurance numbers that were missing a final letter, meaning they are incorrect. Following the introduction of PAYE Real Time... Read More

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