HMRC have provided an update on the costs of tax evasion and the hidden economy to the British taxpayer.

HMRC are planning to hold workshops in Birmingham on the afternoon of Thursday 26 September and in Edinburgh on the morning of Friday 4 October. (There might also be a workshop in Leeds on the afternoon of Thursday 12 September.)

At a recent meeting with HMRC, the ATT along with members of other professional bodies, established a simple solution to a problem experienced by many in relation to paper forms 64-8. As a result, HMRC have issued this message concerning the

HMRC have provdided a further weekly update on RTI, HMRC advisory fuel rates and new contact details for Stamp Taxes Helplines.

HMRC provide information on the changes to Inheritance Tax brought by the Finance Act 2013.

HMRC have issued a leaflet providing information for taxpayers and their agents about what to expect when a member of HMRC visits to collect outstanding tax. The links below enable you to access the leaflet and also additional information

HMRC have provided an informal update including tips on sending in CIS repayment claims and information on developments relating to employment-related securities.

In this edition HMRC provide an update on the Tax Agent Strategy, guidance on managing the Self Assessment deadline on 31 October and information on the relaxation of reporting arrangements for small businesses.

The ATT is pleased to report that the fix put in place to allow Employers to change the status of their PAYE schemes under RTI to ‘annual’ seems to be working.