HMRC currently has several tax campaigns, or disclosure opportunities open. Any clients who might have undeclared liabilities in these areas should be encouraged to make disclosures to HMRC sooner rather than later to minimise penalties, interest and the pain of a formal investigation.

In recent years HMRC have created a series of campaigns and settlement or disclosure opportunities aimed towards:

Each campaign broadly follows the same pattern:

HMRC have a number of tools they can use to identify non-compliant taxpayers, including obtaining information from third parties, reviewing details of property transactions registered with the Land Registry, and the use of software to search the internet for inconsistencies involving people and their lifestyles.

Campaigns open @ August 2018

The following tax scheme and settlement opportunities are open:

Previous disclosure campaigns which are now closed included: