Category: HMRC Updates

Get the latest HMRC updates that matter to contractors, freelancers and small businesses.

IR35 developments, VAT rate changes, Making Tax Digital (MTD), Self Assessment and more.

Is it time for HMRC to change tact on amensties?

HMRC has recently announced a new amnesty campaign to target businesses that are trading above the VAT threshold but are not registered. The campaign is set to start later on in the year and will […]

Plumbers in the firing line with HMRC

HMRC recently suggested that plumbers and gas engineers had been singled out as their next target for tax affairs policing.  So today, HMRC notified us that 50,000 letters are being sent out to the trade “alerting […]

HMRC bookkeeping checks – what should you do?

When HMRC announced plans that they would be targeting 50,000 businesses per year over the next four years it was supposed to be the start of a consultation period to judge responses.  However, it looks as […]

Tax Refund Scam

An email I received this morning confirming a nice tax refund is due…… Be warned these emails seem to be doing the round at the moment.  Don’t be fooled into thinking you are eligible for […]

New HMRC records checks are flawed

Let’s face it.  A small business simply doesn’t have bookkeeping at the top of their priorities.  In this financial climate, making a decent enough living is a hard enough in any business.  HMRC just doesn’t […]