New tax investigations threat

The Taxman will be targeting up to 30 new industry sectors for investigation by its tax task forces. Might you and your company be at risk? Previous task forces. In 2011 the Taxman created eleven task forces to investigate businesses in sectors as diverse as the food industry and scrap metal dealers. These proved very successful at bringing in extra... [FIND OUT MORE »]

What can HMRC ask you about your workers?

Your business might have an unblemished tax record, but HMRC's interest doesn't necessarily end there. These days it’s just as likely to ask questions about your workers. How should you respond? Special forces In 2009 and 2010 HMRC succeeded in persuading the government to beef up the powers it has for carrying out investigations. These didn’t just enhance the existing... [FIND OUT MORE »]