HMRC have asked us to share the following information about the new SDLT surcharge for non-residents purchasing property in England and Northern Ireland from 1 April 2021. 

The ATT recently attended a briefing provided by the Metropolitan Police which looked at 5 crime indicators for accountants based on recent court cases and investigations.

Last updated: 19 February 2021

The 31 January 2021 deadline for filing 2019/20 tax returns is rapidly approaching. If you are concerned about either filing your return, or getting your tax paid, there are various sources

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) and Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) have welcomed today’s announcement from HMRC that self-assessment late-filing penalties will be waived for returns filed before 1 March.

The 2019/20 self-assessment filing deadline falls on Sunday 31 January 2021. HMRC have advised that their phone lines and webchat will be available over the weekend as follows:  

UPDATE 25 January 2021: Further to the technical news item dated 19 January below, HMRC have today (25 January) announced that they will not be issuing penalties if the return is filed online on or before 28 February 2021. Whilst this