HMRC have provided a further informal update on PAYE related matters for sharing. The update covers Employer Annual Returns, 2010/11 Late Payment Penalties, filing PAYE starter and leaver information and an ADR trial for small and medium

Employer Bulletin 41 has been published on the HMRC website, details of which can be found here.

The CIOT and ATT have prepared a factsheet on Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) Schemes, following on from the warning issued last month to solicitors by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA).

HMRC and HM Treasury Budget 2012 documents

Following extensive discussions within the Joint Understanding Agents Programme – the forum for taking forward the ‘Clasper initiative’ between HMRC, the professional bodies and tax charities – HMRC have announced changes to their procedures

The revised guidance on Gift Aid declarations, published by HMRC on 24 February 2012, generated a number of queries. Consequently, HMRC have published further guidance (reproduced below), around the information that needs to be provided to donors

The latest version of the Pension Schemes newsletter is available here.

The Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) and Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) have welcomed the launch of a new resource to support efforts to increase the number of people from non-privileged backgrounds entering accountancy, law, tax

The Pensions Regulator, HMRC and the Financial Services Authority have joined forces to publish a warning to consumers about early release pension offers which are currently being marketed. The warning urges consumers not to be taken in by

Agent Update 28, February - March 2012, has been published. This is available to download here in PDF format.