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Accelerated Payment Regime

With the accelerated payment scheme now brought in by HMRC this may be a good time for clients who have concealed income offshore or have been party to a tax avoidance scheme, to consider making a voluntary settlement.

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Subway Defeated in VAT Tribunal

Sandwich chain bar Subway has been defeated in a first tier tribunal regarding HMRC’s VAT policy on hot food.

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HMRC Crackdown on the Fashion Industry

Fashion companies who use unpaid interns not being paid the national minimum wage will be targeted by HMRC.

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PAYE Penalty Notices to be Sent In-Year

HMRC is planning to send penalty notices for late or missing monthly tax payments within the tax year as opposed to after April 19, which its current policy.

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Tax Office Retargets Doctors and Dentists

HMRC are to send letters to medics and dentists this week in the next phase of its Tax Health Plan, which was originally launched in 2008 as an amnesty to unpaid tax.

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HMRC Compliance Visit Workshop

HMRC's SCP (Single Compliance Process) for submitting enquiries were recently changed to allow for issues to be dealt with in shorter time frames but many have struggled with the new system. Find out more here.

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Reasonable Excuse Changes at HMRC

A rewrite of reasonable doubt policy for the late filing of self assessment tax returns seems imminent following a the opinion of a judge who may have influenced the HMRC stance on penalties.

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£900 Million Tax Crackdown Planned

£900 million will be spent by the Treasury in an attempt to clampdown on tax evasion, chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has revealed.

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