Following a number of reports from agents on the Agent Forum and other channels of postal problems in respect of late filing notices, HMRC have investigated the problem and issued the ATT and other professional bodies with the following statement

HMRC have shared some information with us about letters they send to verify Income Tax Self-Assessment repayment claims. We have had some discussions with HMRC recently as we have received a number of queries and concerns from our members about

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) welcomes the Government’s call for evidence published today1 on how HMRC and taxpayers interact.

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) welcomes today’s call for evidence on more timely payment of tax but warns of the many problems ahead for a move to ‘pay as you go’ tax.

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) welcomes the publication today of the consultation on the possibility of requiring all providers of tax advice to have appropriate professional indemnity insurance. The ATT however emphasises that

ATT and CIOT invite tenders for the design, production and distribution of Tax Adviser Magazine, Tax Adviser Online, and the weekly technical email to all our members.

HMRC is aware that some customers may have paid voluntary Class 2 National Insurance contributions (NICs) even though they have deferred filing their 2019-20 SA return until after 31 January 2021.

HMRC have provided us, as members of the Trust and Estates Agents Advisory Group, with an update on operational procedures relating to Clearance requests and IHT calculations.