SME Tax News

The two main tax professional bodies have given heavily qualified support to HMRC’s plans for a system of enrolment of professional tax agents.

The Government is currently consulting on draft legislation intended to ensure that taxpayers cannot rely on double taxation agreements (DTAs) to avoid tax.

Companies House has announced that it is not going to force compulsory electronic filing on users by 2013 as previously planned.

The Court of Appeal has ruled that retrospective legislation does not breach a tax avoider’s human rights.

HMRC has again removed agent status from accountants Christopher Lunn & Co.

Some 500,000 taxpayers will not receive reminders to pay their second instalment of tax under Self Assessment in time for the 31 July 2011 deadline.