HMRC Weekly Update - 11 October 2013

HMRC have provided a further informal update on the postponed upgrade to online services, guidance on the Tax Agent Stretegy and Gift Aid repayments.

Online Services system upgrade postponed
HM Revenue & Customs Online Services system upgrade postponed
We have decided to postpone this weekend’s scheduled upgrade of our systems and we are sorry if this has caused you any inconvenience.

Tax Agent Strategy – updated guidance
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) relationship with tax agents
HMRC has updated their guidance on the Tax Agent Strategy - including an update on the Agent and Client Statistics pilot.

Gift Aid repayments
Gift Aid repayments - no more R68(i) claims
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) no longer accept Gift Aid repayment claims made on R68(i) forms. You must now use the Charities Online service.

Pension Scheme members – new Checking Tool
Pension Statements and the Annual Allowance Checking Tool 
A new tool has been released so that pension scheme members can check whether they need to calculate an annual allowance tax liability and complete a Self Assessment tax return.

Technical Team

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