ADR brings unexpected success

    A previously successful service company fell upon difficult times after the sole director was forced to focus his attention on serious personal issues rather than company business. This caused the loss of key contracts which when added to the effects of the recession leaving the company’s finances in a precarious position.
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    In date or out of date, that is the question

    The Worldwide Disclosure Facility is creating a number of procedural issues for our clients, particularly surrounding the number of years to be included in voluntary disclosures. Has HMRC changed approach to increase yield?
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    All aboard the GDPR train

    There is no Brexit loophole to exploit, as the Government has confirmed the UK’s decision to leave the EU will not affect the commencement of the General Data Protection Regulation, due to take effect on 25 May 2018.
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    Half a million reasons why

    After specialist help from our in-house experts, successful R&D claims were recently made to HMRC which saw a firm of architects receive £350,000 and £180,000 paid out to a firm focused on economic modelling and statistical analysis.
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    What's popular this month?

    The outcome of a successful appeal against late filing penalties on the grounds of reasonable excuse and the new criminal offences for offshore tax evasion feature in this month’s round up.
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    Don’t let them in!

    HMRC’s taskforce activity is again proving to be controversial, with the increasing use of unannounced visits for routine cross tax enquiries. Accountants are finding themselves marginalised and clients exposed to questionable tactics.
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    What's popular this month?

    Simple Assessment has arrived. We take a look at those individuals affected and the new process. Capital allowances remain a topical subject with our tax helpline advisers, especially surrounding property conversions.
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    Stopping the losses from status

    Employment status – the ultimate grey area and incredibly damaging if you get it wrong. Accountax has a solution which combines compliance and protection in the form of best practice and insurance to provide the ultimate status safeguard.
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