Technical News


Please see below the following message from HMRC concerning two new telephone scams.

HMRC are running a programme of live online webinars between 6 September and 27 September, as well as face to face events across the UK to provide more detail on the Making Tax Digital consultations and give people the opportunity to ask questions and give feedback.

HMRC have published their latest Agent Update.

Clause 35 Finance Bill 2016 introduces a new targeted anti-avoidance rule (TAAR) for certain distributions made on a winding up.  

HMRC provide an update on the Personal Tax Account (PTA).

The following update has been provided by Revenue Scotland.

Due to the delay in the consultation documents being published, our webinar tentatively scheduled for 20 July has been postponed. We will reschedule this for a date later in the summer (hopefully) once the consultation documents have been released.

HMRC provide an update on HMRC Online Services.

There is currently a telephone scam where a recorded message is left, allegedly from HMRC, stating that HMRC are bringing a lawsuit against the individual and is going to sue them. The recipient is asked to phone 0161 8508494 and press “1” to speak to the officer dealing with the case. This scam is becoming widely reported and seems to be targeting older people. Please do not reply to the message.

Revenue Scotland have recently publisher their latest instructional video - 'how to claim repayment of ADS' on their YouTube Channel.