HMRC Archives - Optimal Compliance

Additional information for your tax return – do any of these apply to you?

This information is for OC clients, if you are not an OC client but would like specific information regarding your personal tax situation, please contact us via the contact page. (All information for your tax return is for the period from 6 April 2017 to 5 April 2018) If you think your tax situation could be […]

Advice

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Catherine

RTI is causing ‘real time’ payroll problems – how about some ‘real time’ acceptance of responsibility from HMRC?

The Revenue’s Technological Ineptitude is why your payroll numbers don’t tally with theirs all of a sudden. RTI is the biggest overhaul to payroll legislation since 1944. It was introduced a year ago and we are told by HMRC that ‘everything is working well’, so why is it that thousands of businesses are experiencing problems […]

Opinion

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Catherine

Complain to HMRC

Incorrect liabilities on HMRC employer PAYE accounts are an increasingly common problem, and many of these cannot be solved by software suppliers. It’s time we all complained and sent HMRC invoices for all of our wasted time. Some of these have arisen because RTI returns or other notifications or payments to HMRC have not been […]

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Catherine

I can’t pay my tax – will HMRC close my business down?

The answer is – yes, quite possibly. HMRC do not care about your business HMRC has no interest in your business, or you, or your team members. It’s a horrible fact but it is true. HMRC are there to collect your money, plain and simple. It’s not the fault of the folks who work there. It’s the […]

Opinion

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Catherine