Business Tax

HMRC to investigate misuse of tax rules for temporary workers

Abuses of tax concessions for temporary workers are to come under closer scrutiny by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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Easier rates payment scheme could be hit by admin problems

A scheme aimed at helping firms pay their business rates may face delays because of problems in implementing it.

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Workplace parking tax scheme given go-ahead

The government has given the green light to a scheme that will see businesses paying tax on staff parking spaces.

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Businesses paying back deferred taxes

Businesses that delayed settling their tax bills under a scheme introduced by the government to help those struggling in the economic downturn are paying back the much of the money owed.

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Incorrect tax codes affect millions of employees

There has been a rise in the number of queries that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has received concerning incorrect employee tax codes.

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Billions earmarked for VAT overpayment claims

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is facing £8.5 billion in claims for overpaid VAT.

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New online filing system should be 'delayed'

Concerns have been expressed over plans by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to make the online filing of company tax returns in a new format compulsory.

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New accountancy rules on leasing may hit small firms

Many thousands of smaller businesses could see an increase in their administrative burdens if new accounting rules on leasing come into effect, it has been claimed.

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Penalty warning on late P11D(b) Returns

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has said that, as from 13 July, it has started to send penalty notices to employers who have not yet filed their 2007-08 form P11D(b) Annual Returns.

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New tax measures could harm business

Increases in business and personal tax pose a risk to the health of the UK economy, a survey has suggested.

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