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HMRC waiting times increase yet again!

HMRC waiting times increase yet again!

This is a subject that I’ve banged on about before, but whenever this subject has been brought up in the past, usually by the Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC), HMRC have shed crocodile tears, promised to do better, but invariably any minor improvements they...
HMRC reasonable excuse update

HMRC reasonable excuse update

As increasing numbers of individuals and businesses are incurring tax penalties, many due to Covid-related disruptions, I thought it appropriate to update you on what qualifies as a reasonable excuse and when it can apply following HMRC’s recent guidance update. Many...
HMRC waives tax return penalties

HMRC waives tax return penalties

For the second year running, HMRC is waiving late filing penalties on tax returns for one month as the Omicron variant continues to wreak havoc on accountants and their staff; and thus their ability to finalise and submit Self-Assessment Tax Returns by the 31st...