SME Tax News

Businesses cannot be left to themselves in the “tax jungle” according to Dave Hartnett, HMRC’s Permanent Secretary.

HMRC's Charter (also known as the Taxpayers' Charter) was launched on Wednesday 11 November.

The 2009 Pre-Budget Report will take place on Wednesday 9 December, Chancellor Alistair Darling has announced.


A builder has managed to thwart HMRC's in what had been considered a cut and dried employment status case. The grounds? Unfairness; the case had originally been heard in the taxpayer's absence.

We are including our own unique and essential Practical Tax Toolkits for FREE if you subscribe to the Practical Tax Database before 31 December 2009.

HM Revenue and Customs have been creating a suite of “toolkits” which are aimed at helping tax agents man the frontline in terms of tax compliance. Reading between the lines, there is a bit more to this strategy than first meets the eye.