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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.

Massive jump in FTT cases, as taxpayers push back a ‘more aggressive’ taxman.

Better to have toughened the Prompt Payment Code than add reporting duties, chancellor told.

Only one in three are putting away any cash for when contracting is over.

Chancellor cheered by the CIOT for more than just keeping his promise.

Small companies give HMRC the cold shoulder for its invitation to digitise VAT.

Hammond hears that it’s time his warm words translated into reformist actions.

Crowds of commuters getting taken in about tax liabilities has put their towns on the map.

Labour leader challenges Hammond and May to share their self-assessment forms.

Government told that small VAT-registered companies need ‘no deal’ scenarios.

Woolly underwear and other outlandish items fail to make the cut.

Too busy, too short and too cold. Revenue reveals what won’t fly (includes witches).

‘Increasingly reliant’ Treasury tipped to launch a VAT plan to protect a 79% surge.

Leaving it to the last-minute is the stressful, risky preference for a quarter of HMRC customers.

Peace of mind is why you best double-check what the Revenue demands this tax season.

‘Awareness, resources and costs are all grounds to give tiny firms longer on digital tax accounts.’

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