Category Archives: HMRC

George Osborne is no “friend” of small businesses

Reposted from Accounting Web With this latest money grabbing legislation, it would seem that Gidiot Osborne is no friend of small business. Maybe he’s only friends with the multi billion tax avoiding companies, because after all, it’s the CEO’s of … Continue reading

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Tax doesn’t have to be taxing.

Reposted from Mirror on line It takes 3 to 4 years to train an Inspector of Taxes and a further 18 months to 2 years to consolidate that training. In the meantime, medium to large businesses can afford to hire … Continue reading

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Twits tweeting @ HMRC

Thanks to Nichola Ross Martin  HMRCcustomers @HMRCcustomers Pilot service to help with general queries about HMRC products and services. Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm. No personal info please. HMRC is encouraging taxpayers to tweet their tax inquiries because its … Continue reading

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Maude refuses to condemn HMRC union busting move

A few days ago, I posted some articles about the sheer contempt held by HMRC for the Public & Commercial Services (PCS) union Now, it seems Cabinet Minister Francis Maude has refused to distance himself from the orchestrated … Continue reading

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Evade or Avoid?

Reposted from Accounting Web Leading tax experts have called on the government to settle a backlog of 65,000 tax avoidance schemes, as more evidence emerged that the “Hodge effect” is making HMRC staff reluctant to settle disputes without recourse to … Continue reading

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