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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.

HMRC are about to start issuing penalty notices for late filed SA Tax Returns due on 31 January. Two key facts are: 1. HMRC may be able to cancel the return and penalty if the taxpayer calls them and establishes that they should not have been in

HMRC have agreed that the answers to some of the technical questions on the operation of ER raised with HMRC via the CGT Liaison Group (an HMRC forum) may be published. HMRC expect to incorporate the content of the answers into the HMRC CG manual

HMRC have today issued a letter to taxpayers with cases under enquiry where capital losses have been claimed on the disposal of shares acquired on the exercise of an employee share option before 10 April 2003. The letter is posted here and asks

HMRC have today issued a letter to taxpayers with cases under enquiry where capital losses have been claimed on the disposal of shares acquired on the exercise of an employee share option before 10 April 2003. The letter is posted here and asks

The Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) and the Irish Tax Institute (ITI) are to work together to promote the Taxation Technician designation internationally.

The CIOT and ATT comments, sent to HMRC on 27 January 2012, regarding the proposals for a General Anti-Avoidance Rule (GAAR) as set out in 'The Aaronson Report'. It represents the combined views of the CIOT and ATT; it has also had input from

HMRC have just announced that due to potential problems around strikes on 31 January, they have decided not to charge a penalty for online SA filers who file on 1 or 2 February. The enquiry window is not extended for people filing online on 1 or

Several members have recently reported to the ATT various problems with viewing and printing accounts in HMRC’s free iXBRL online filing product. We have raised these issues with HMRC who have informed us that a new version of the product will be