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HMRC Needs To Do More To Stem Tax Avoidance

HM Revenue & Customs should concentrate on trawling data to catch persistent tax evaders rather than punish taxpayers who make mistakes with ever more...

Do Britain’s Missing Tax Billions Really Exist?

Britain has a £33 billion tax gap - but does the imagined amount of missing money really exist? HM Revenue & Customs estimates the tax...

HMRC tax evasion investigations up by 20%

The number of serious evasion cases under investigation by the UK tax authority is up by almost a fifth in the past year. HM Revenue...

Pensions Freedoms: Where Are We in the Battle to Protect Investors?

There have always been fraudsters and thieves, but Pensions Freedoms, which came into force April 2015, may have made it easier for scammers to...

Expat Contractors Face IR35 Tax Avoidance Crackdown

Self-employed expat contractors based in Britain but working on projects overseas face a crackdown to make sure they are paying the right amount of...

Why You Should Delete Texts And Emails From The Tax Man

Next time you receive an email or text message from the tax man, just delete it because it’s a scam. Thousands of taxpayers have messages...

QROPS List – May 15, 2018

More than 100 new Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes have joined the official listings this year, according to the latest data. HM Revenue & Customs...

Tax Penalties For Saving Too Much In A Pension Triple In...

The amount of tax paid by retirement savers putting too much money into their pensions has tripled after a succession of cuts to the...

Experts Want To Know What Families Think About Paying IHT

Experts charged with overhauling the rules over how inheritance tax is charged have issued a plea for help. They want families and professionals who have...

HMRC’s Supercomputer Is Snooping On You

If you are subject of a dreaded inquiry from the tax man, rest assured the probe into your financial affairs is not random. HM Revenue...

Only A Third Of Over 55s Planning For IHT

Only one in three over 55s approaching retirement who take advice from an IFA have considered inheritance planning, according to research. The findings suggest not...

Tax Man Tackles Soccer Clubs And Stars For Alleged Avoidance

The tax man is probing the financial affairs of 180 football stars at 51 English Premier League and Football League clubs in an inquiry...

Taxpayers Rack Up £7.5m In Fines For Missing Deadline

Filing a tax return late is expensive - as the 745,000 taxpayers who missed the self-assessment deadline at midnight on January 31 are about...

Time Running Out For Offshore Tax Dodgers

Taxpayers with cash, property and investments overseas are approaching their last chance to bring their tax affairs up to date. Any taxpayer who has failed...

Aggressive Tax Man Scoops More IHT From Families

Aggressive tax inspectors are turning the screw on grieving families by challenging claims for inheritance tax reliefs, say financial experts. The tax take for HM...

QROPS List – January 15, 2018

QROPS pensions are opening at the rate of one a day. The market has seen 35 new offshore pensions for expats open in the past...

Filing Tax Returns Costs The Nation 26m Hours

Christmas Day last year was rather taxing for 300 people who filed their self-assessment returns online – but with filing a tax return taking...

HMRC Can’t Chase Expats Overseas, Says Judge

Expats can snub tax inquiries from HM Revenue and Customs without worrying about any comeback or penalties following a landmark court ruling. HMRC has always...

QROPS List – December 1, 2017

The official list of worldwide QROPS pensions has increased by 11 in the past two weeks – taking the global number to 1,163. The rising...

HMRC Intimidates Taxpayers Into Paying Up

Threatening to take taxpayers to court if they dispute HM Revenue & Customs rulings has helped boost the self-assessment tax take by £1.4 billion. Extra...