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HMRC Charter – have your say

Opportunity to comment on HMRC’s revised draft Charter.  The HMRC Charter is fundamental to expectations of how HMRC ought to behave in its engagement with taxpayers and their advisers. The Charter was last reviewed in 2015 and, in line with HMRC’s legal commitment to...

Changes to protect tax in insolvency

HMRC moves up creditor hierarchy. Despite concerns raised from many businesses, legislation will be introduced in Finance Bill 2020 to amend the relevant section of the Insolvency Act, Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 and the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order to move...

Voice scams impersonating HMRC

HMRC issues warning about bogus calls. HMRC has been raising awareness of voice scams impersonating HMRC, stating that it will never use robotic recorded voice calls to contact customers. HMRC highlights that these calls typically take the format of an automated voice...