After a lengthy debate with the industry, HMRC have published some guidance for employers of harvest casuals and casual beaters. This is an important area for the agricultural and rural sector. It is good to see that the long standing agreements

HMRC have provided an informal update regarding free budiness advice, the Ministry of Defence's Reserves White Paper and the NI implications of Croatia joining the EU.

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) has welcomed, with reservations, the passing of a government amendment to the Finance Bill that reduces the problems around the treatment of liabilities for Inheritance Tax (IHT) purposes. This is

A further HMRC weekly update.

The CIOT/ATT webinar on HMRC’s Tax Agent Strategy will be broadcast live at 4pm on 1 July. It features Jenny Cowles, Deputy Director HMRC and Head of agent strategy, stakeholders & engagement team, CIOT President Stephen Coleclough and Stuart

HMRC have provided a further informal update regarding the Single HMRC Bank Account and information on Agent Updates.

HMRC Agent Update 36, June-July 2013 has been published. This is available below in Adobe (PDF) format.

A further HMRC update regarding RTI.

The ATT has called for a widening of HMRC’s Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASC) scheme and warned that local clubs must not be unfairly targeted in PAYE reviews.

The ATT is calling for a targeted approach to abuse of Business and Agricultural property relief, as it warns that Finance Bill proposals could have significant implications for business owners.