Technical News


It has come to our attention that some Scottish taxpayers are incorrectly receiving tax codes for 2016/17 that do not contain the “S” prefix. Please let us know if 2016/17 tax codes that you receive for Scottish taxpayer clients are correct in terms of determining their Scottish taxpayer status.

HMRC is developing a new ATED digital service. Live testing of the new ATED digital service is ongoing

HMRC have published their latest Agent Update.

On Wednesday 24th February 2016: 14:00 – 14:45, HMRC are talking about Debt Management and Banking Migration. This session is primarily aimed at agents that have clients abroad that pay by any means (BACS, CHAPS, or cheque/all payments). This will include a look at the background to migration (why, when, how, etc.), the successes, what it means to you and your clients and the ‘how to pay HMRC’ changes.

HMRC provide an update on the Personal Tax Account and the Payrolling Benefits in Kind online services

Revenue Scotland provide details of the events they are holding in March.

This event is being jointly hosted by the Irish Tax Institute and Harvard Kennedy School in Dublin on 10 and 11 March. 

The first edition of Management of Taxes is now available on the Tax Adviser website.

A note of the meeting has been published.

HMRC provide an update on supporting agents with difficulties completing SA returns by 31 January 2016 due to severe weather