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‘Miracle workers’ advise the ‘silly monkeys’ how much they’ll owe HMRC if they don’t swing into action before Tuesday.

Individuals and companies are paying the price for an under-resourced taxman, who simply switches off when things get too busy.

Contractors’ accountants believe the government is right to delay MTD ITSA until 2026, but they say quite a few wrongs remain.

Thirty days never felt so tight -- to pay up within, or get advice and lodge an appeal by.

The Revenue’s new weapon in the fight against tax avoidance receives a mixed review.

Businesses in the supply chains of three insolvent promoters ‘should be exceptionally worried.’

Lower property price tags in July is a 13-month first. But at just 0.1%, the drop is tiny.

Filing VAT returns online? Even using HMRC-friendly software? Neither makes you an official MTD customer.

MPs identify September 14th or 21st as the day for ‘some very difficult financial decisions’ from the government and its new leader.

Taxman points out that only businesses pushing £22.8million in turnover are at risk of his £400 sanction.

‘Token gestures.’ ‘Forced bribes.’ Before the PM announces even a single measure, contractors aren’t biting.

Lenders starting to test borrowers’ exposure to the cost of living crisis means lock-ins will take longer to put in place.

Chancellor’s ‘whopping’ fall from grace could be cushioned by his wife now agreeing to pay UK tax on dividends.

Taxman asked to do better than the minister on disguised remuneration, by giving ‘direct answers’ that don’t ‘divert and confuse.’

Findings from WondaPay lend credit to the Small Business Commissioner’s fear that firms are having to wait even longer to get paid.

With experts finding him ‘threatening, aggressive, damn scary, and even baring teeth,’ the ‘perception’ to traders of a taxman to fear seems rooted in reality.

‘Toothless’ or not, the SBC is posing you seven queries to get a ‘clearer picture’ of payment issues.

Judge signals taxpayer ignorance of tax law is definitely an excuse, where that ignorance came from the tax authority.

An admired financial heavyweight will be the first to hit late payers with beefed-up powers.

Taxman’s decision to offer some leniency around Sunday’s self-assessment deadline is welcomed, broadly.

A ‘good but could do so much better’ assessment of HMRC belies a lot of still ‘gross’ goings-on.

It’s right of the Revenue to tell contractors how to spot a MUC, says Professional Passport.

Taxman asks for empathy amid the pandemic, despite missing the same goals last year too.

Custodial sentences, QCs on conspiracy charges and extraditing promoters are the way to go – TaxWatch.

Tax charity lodges a formal request for criminal investigations into ‘anyone continuing’ to peddle DR schemes.

Contractors’ advisers back Alternative Dispute Resolution being virtually available, and ‘at any stage’ pre-FTT.

Taxman recalling more notices than he sends represents a drop in the ocean which he’ll be fine about spilling -- expert.

PSCs with turnover under £85k face an online-only future with HMRC returns.

Your complex or legacy IT system could win you an extension to your HMRC filing date.

HMRC waives penalties for the third who failed to file, but another deadline falls this Thursday.

‘A small July payment should be treated with suspicion, to avoid a big surprise in 2020.’

BT, BAE, Centrica, Fujitsu and Prudential are removed for Prompt Payment Code flouting.

Robotic or just unsympathetic? Contractors’ tax advisers try to work out HMRC granting much less wriggle room.

Better late than never? Officials table penalties as a new, overdue weapon in Paul Uppal’s armoury.

A history of cash collection portals can bring out the blushes nearly as much as X-rated visits.

Jokes over a 1p tax bill have a serious side, including irate contractors and potentially lost business.

Only 20 days to go to oppose old tax debts falling due much sooner.

The telco and techie are among 17 firms ‘named and shamed’ for unfairness over supplier invoices.

First ever rundown of companies that have broken their prompt payment promise.

Tie-ups with foreign taxmen are paying dividends for a Revenue raising seven times as much.

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