HMRC have announced the final filing results for returns submitted by the SA deadline on 31 January 2013. HMRC confirm that these are the best SA results ever. The previous highest ‘on time’ proportion was 92%, when the first ever SA returns were
HMRC are making several changes to the RTI pages on the HMRC website over the next few months. Many of the changes are as a result of consulting the professional bodies. In addition to the changes listed below, following discussions with the
The ATT comments, sent to the House of Lords Finance Bill Sub-Committee on 22 January 2013, on countering the avoidance of tax, as part of the draft clauses published for inclusion within the Finance Bill 2013.
The new President of the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) has begun her term of office with a promise to encourage ongoing learning within the tax profession and a commitment to step up the Association’s work to improve the tax system.
To maximise efficiency and accuracy, HMRC prefer agents to use the online tax registration service (OTRS) when registering clients for SA and NIC. Where this cannot be done the new version of form CWF1 must be used. From 1 February 2013, HMRC