A few weeks ago The Telegraph got hold of a leaked memo from HMRC saying that it lacked sufficient resources to check in detail every reasonable excuse offered for a late tax return. Because of [...]
Tax officials no longer check why someone was unable to submit self-assessment forms if they provide a “reasonable” excuse HMRC have been automatically sending out £100 penalties to [...]
Over the last month we’ve been looking at Penalties – it’s such a key issue in tax investigation at the moment – so much so that there is an ebook dedicated to the [...]
The HMRC factsheet, Penalties for inaccuracies in returns and documents, is issued when HMRC believes a penalty is likely to be due. The document is full of crucial information most of which is [...]
For me and you losing £10k in a day would be a disaster, but for HMRC it’s just another day at the office. The latest blunder comes after HMRC sent out 2,000 penalty notices to people who [...]
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