The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) is highlighting that businesses who deferred VAT payments during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic must act in the next few weeks to avoid a financial penalty.

HMRC have asked us to share the message below about details of a new template which may be helpful to employers (and their agents) making Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme claims from 28 May. 

HMRC will be writing in June to businesses who currently pay their VAT by direct debit, but for whom they do not have an email address.

HMRC have provided the following updates regarding their published guidance which we would like to share with members. If you have any comments or feedback on the following briefing, please let us know on

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) is encouraging taxpayers to set up a Personal Tax Account (PTA). The call is after HMRC renewed their commitment to PTAs as part of a proposed single digital account for taxpayers, at their conference

HMRC have announced some improvements to the homepage of the Agent Services Account (ASA)

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