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Corbyn’s plan to scrap Inheritance Tax

Corbyn’s plan to scrap Inheritance Tax

As it appears increasingly possible, we may well have a General Election later this year to solve the impasse on Brexit. If this happens, there is a real possibility of Mr Corbyn taking the reins of power and unleashing his pet attack dog, shadow chancellor John...
Please Mr Taxman pick up the ‘phone

Please Mr Taxman pick up the ‘phone

Accountants and their representative bodies have labelled the performance of HMRC’s VAT helpline ‘extremely worrying’ after the Revenue failed to answer nearly 60% of calls in May. Figures recently released by the tax authority show that in May 2019, HMRC answered...
Exemptions from Making Tax Digital for VAT

Exemptions from Making Tax Digital for VAT

Making Tax Digital for VAT (MAT) will shortly be upon us with the 7th August deadline for the first quarterly VAT filing, looming large on the horizon. Many of our clients are concerned both with the need for the additional tax submissions but also because of the...
First Tier VAT Tribunal Victory

First Tier VAT Tribunal Victory

Today’s Blog came about as a result of my regular review of recent Tax and VAT tribunal cases and this one caught my eye when I read that a first-tier VAT tribunal had decided that Anna Cook’s Ceroc dancing classes qualified for an exemption from VAT....
Omitted Output Tax Tribunal Verdict

Omitted Output Tax Tribunal Verdict

Today I’m looking at a recent VAT Tribunal case concerning a partnership, Faux Properties and their alleged deliberate omission of a big property sale from a VAT return. Omitted Output Tax: Background Faux Properties registered for VAT in order to opt to tax a...
HMRC’s POA computer cock-up

HMRC’s POA computer cock-up

A major glitch within the HMRC self-assessment computer system has meant that hundreds of thousands of taxpayers were not informed of the amount of tax to pay on account by 31st January 2019 and to make matters worse; HMRC have already admitted that this problem won’t...