Self Assessment

Tax rebate

Posted on 04/03/2016 at 17:06

The Revenue did suffer a recent setback as regards a late Return submitted by a Taxpayer which produced a repayment of tax.  It was generally their approach that a Return submitted more than 4 years after the tax year to which it related would not be accepted.  In a recent tax case Higgs v HMRC, the Upper Tribunal held that a self-assessment tax Return submitted more than 4 years late should be accepted by the Revenue.  The taxpayer got his money.

As a result of their... read more

HMRC Digital Tax Platform

Posted on 28/09/2015 at 10:17

HMRC have really entered the Digital Age.  Although not formally announced at the time, three new features of their digital tax platform went live at the end of March.  These are as follows:

1.         Your Tax Account

This is a home page summarising everything in one place.

2.         Digital Self-Assessment

The taxpayer provides HMRC with his e-mail address and, ... read more