15 July 2017
HMRC increases employer compliance activity – could you be facing an unexpected bill?
04 July 2017
A recent tribunal case in which a taxpayer was given a hefty penalty despite there being no tax due suggests the system is in need of urgent reform.
05 April 2017
When a dispute between HMRC and a taxpayer cannot be resolved without recourse to an independent tax tribunal, what happens then to the balance between confidentiality and open justice? And is there a case to grant celebrities anonymity?
31 January 2017
A recent Public Accounts Committee report seems to suggest that HMRC is not taking a hard enough line with high net worth individuals. Is this the reality on the ground?
31 January 2017
Getting the digital communications strategy right is becoming increasingly important for HMRC as it pushes forward with the Making Tax Digital project – but how will it ‘tackle’ phishing fears from a large percentage of its customers?
25 January 2017
New figures obtained by RSM under the Freedom of Information Act show a huge rise in penalties for those deemed to have deliberately understated their income. But is this new approach a sign of ‘penalty farming’ and are innocent people being unfairly penalised?
05 January 2017
The first of HMRC’s 13 new large regional contact centres is due to open in 2016-17, part of a major reorganisation of services. But will this modernisation programme help HMRC become a tax authority ‘fit for the future’ and will bigger necessarily mean better?
17 December 2016
The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement 2016 proudly announced the UK’s tax gap is one of the lowest in the world and that the UK has been at the forefront of bringing about a step change in international tax transparency.
Justin is a private client specialist providing tax (income, capital gains and inheritance) advice to international high net worth clients including their residence and domicile positions.