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News: HMRC letters: misuse of till system and undeclared sales
Published on 10 May 2023

HMRC letters: misuse of till system and undeclared sales

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are sending letters to businesses that might have misused their till systems, and as a result not paid the correct amount of tax. This is an opportunity for these businesses to get their tax affairs in order. We explain more about the letters and what to do if you rec...

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Published on 28 April 2023

Registration of Repayment Agents a welcome move - but more to be done

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) has welcomed the announcement1 that repayment agents will be required to register with HMRC – a further step aimed at protecting taxpayers who use agents to help them claim tax refunds. However, LITRG has questioned how HMRC will enforce this ...

NEWS: Tax refund companies: Nominations and Assignments. image of tax refund forms with a piggy bank full of coins.
Published on 27 April 2023

Tax refund companies: Nominations and Assignments

Even though it is no longer possible to ‘assign’ your tax refund to a third party, do not let your guard down! As it is possible to still ‘nominate’ a third party to receive a tax refund, many of the same old issues with unscrupulous tax refund companies remain. Here we explain the differences betwe...

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Published on 26 April 2023

Revenue Scotland’s Enhanced Support policy

Revenue Scotland, the tax authority with responsibility for the administration of Scotland’s devolved taxes, has developed an Enhanced Support policy. The policy sets out what enhanced support is; it aims to help those who need extra support to meet their tax obligations in respect of Scotland’s dev...

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