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HMRC have provided a further informal weekly update on the abolishment of the Percentage Threshold Scheme, thw National Insurance Contributions Bill 2013 and the Employee Financed Retirement Benefit Scheme.

The ATT has issued a survey to its members to gauge their expectations of a proposed protocol governing contact between HMRC, agents and their taxpayer clients.

HMRC have requested feedback on the HMRC agent toolkits to help inform future development.

HMRC have requested feedback on the HMRC agent toolkits to help inform future development.

HMRC have provided an informal update on Business Record Checks, employee bonuses tax avoidance scheme and guidance on the 31 January Self Assessment deadline.

HMRC have provided a further informal update on PAYE filling and payment, details of automatic cancellation of PAYE schemes and a new approach to Business Record Checks.

HMRC have provided a further update on the work of agents and HMRC working together, October-November 2013.

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) has voiced concern over new government figures, which show that as much as three times more tax revenue is lost as a result of illegal activity than through tax avoidance.

HMRC have provided a further informal update on the postponement of the IT upgrade taking place this weekend, PAYE settlement agreements, NIC Employment Allowances and the amended Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme forms.

The maintenance work planned to upgrade HMRC's online services, which was postponed, will go ahead this weekend.