Yet another nudge letter has been sent out recently by HMRC which some taxpayers should not ignore. There will be some taxpayers who may be in a position to rent a whole house out but others may only be able to let out a single room.
Category Archives: tax evasion
Wanting to sell your business? Beware of the taxman!
You have worked all your life to build up a successful business and now its time to cash it all in and sell up. You have found a buyer and they are willing to pay the full asking price, no quibbles. So why should you beware of the taxman? It’s not as if you haveContinue reading “Wanting to sell your business? Beware of the taxman!”
A taxpayer’s financial affairs can be complicated. But HMRC can ask a never ending stream of questions that can make no sense, or seem to be irrelevant or ask the same question but in a slightly different way. Enough!
Latest on UK customers of the Euro Pacific Bank
HMRC are investigating UK taxpayers “connected” to Euro Pacific Bank on the basis that they are suspected of evading UK taxes and associated money laundering offences.
HMRC issue 177,000 “nudge letters” in order to tax offshore income or gains
According to City AM, HMRC continue to pursue non compliant UK taxpayers by issuing nudge letters. As previously covered, HMRC’s use of nudge letters is a cost efficient way of recouping tax for the Exchequer without the need to launch a tax investigation into a taxpayer’s past tax compliance. But beware, there are risks forContinue reading “HMRC issue 177,000 “nudge letters” in order to tax offshore income or gains”
What will HMRC be sending you for Christmas this year?
For many taxpayers, a brown envelope from HMRC will not be well received at any time of the year. Odds on it will contain bad news. It may be the start of an investigation. It may be a “nudge letter” or a “Check on tax position“. It almost certainly won’t be a Christmas card!