Tag Archives: HMRC

Tax-Deductible Professional Bodies and Societies

An updated list of professional bodies, and learned societies, whose subscriptions HMRC has approved for tax deduction has been published. But for tax deduction the subscription has to be necessary or helpful to a taxpayer doing their work and paid … Continue reading

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NAO Queries HMRC Estate Plan

  The National Audit Office (NAO) in a report has queried HMRC’s handling of it changing its estate from 170 local offices to just 13 regional centres (plus four specialist sites and a London HQ). Particular problems identified were HMRC’s … Continue reading

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Reminder on Married Tax Allowance

HMRC are reminding people that there is a limited married or civil partnership tax allowance. A quick summary can be found on HMRC’s part of the Gov.UK website where they say :- “Marriage Allowance lets you transfer £1,100 of your … Continue reading

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HMRC Warning on Phising Scams

HMRC have put out another guide on recognising phising scam emails or texts. It has useful sections on: email scam addresses, phishing emails, request for personal information, bogus callers or recorded messages and requests to complete tax forms online. Examples … Continue reading

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VAT Information Sheet 02/17 – Romanian VAT

VAT Information Sheet 02/17 has been published by HMRC. It is a reminder that the rate of VAT in Romania went down from 20% to 19% as from 1st January this year. Eamon McNicholas Tax Barrister, Accountant http://www.EamonMcNicholas.com

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HMRC and New Years Honours

A number of HMRC’s top civil servants gained in the New Years honours list. The same as senior government staff from most departments. But Tim Farron, leader of the Lib Dem party has criticised the gongs for HMRC as a … Continue reading

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St Andrew’s College Bradfield v HMRC – VAT Group, Education and Sport

The Upper Tax Tribunal in London has held that two subsidiaries supplying sport services, in a VAT group with a boarding school, college, as the group member, made taxable supplies. The case turned on VAT Act 1994 schedule 9 group … Continue reading

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