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Councillors and Harassment

After receiving a complaint of harassment Kent Police spoke to three local councillors. One of them is reported in the national press commenting on the matter. But since their inquiry is ongoing Kent Police did not get drawn into giving … Continue reading

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Harassment and Mistreatment of Small Businesses

I see reports that “the Forum of Private Business has written to Exchequer Secretary David Gauke to complain about HMRC’s “harassment and mistreatment” of small businesses, which will see fines imposed for even minor infringements. I know several tax barristers … Continue reading

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Small firms revolt over HMRC harassment

In response to a question from GS: HMRC were accused of harassment and mistreatment by the Forum of Private Business in a letter to the Exchequer, David Gauke, which asked for a rethink on plans to fine small business owners … Continue reading

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HMRC Bullying and Harassment

Sadly we are hearing more and more allegations of harassment and bullying by HMRC, either real or perceived. Here is one such example. Its an area I have been looking into and I am interested to hear if anbody has … Continue reading

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NI tax cheats named and shamed

“Publishing these names encourages defaulters to make a full and prompt disclosure and cooperate with HMRC to avoid being named – all the named defaulters have exhausted the appeals process.” I’m uncomfortable with this. They’ve paid their penalties but now … Continue reading

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£150,000 tax fraud accountant faces jail

“A raid of his premises in October 2012 uncovered documents showing that for seven years Moncrieff had overstated his expenses and understated his sales to reduce his tax liability.” Still waiting to see a statement from the Institute for this … Continue reading

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Accountants – Disciplinary Process

If you are a member of ICAEW (or other accounting or auditing body) and have a complaint against you I would advise legal help with your approach at the earliest stage, even if the legal help is on an intermittant … Continue reading

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