Do I have to go to meeting with HMRC?

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Do I have to go to meeting with HMRC

Can they insist on an interview with me?

Whilst HMRC very often request a meeting with you in writing, putting fear running through your veins in a Civil enquiry situation, this is entirely voluntary on your part.  YOU DO NOT HAVE TO GO IT IS VOLUNTARY !!

It is generally best avoided as they are most likely to gain from it and you are not!

Provide the information they are seeking by correspondence wherever possible ...

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How long will a tax investigation take?

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How long will a tax investigation take?

The length of a tax investigation depends on the complexity of the case and the number of documents, which need to be reviewed.  Careful management by an adviser on your side in  the investigation is effective at reducing the time spent under enquiry.

Lindsay operates by responding to HMRC promptly and causing  no delays whatsoever throughout as any delays will effectively add to your penalties at the end of the case.

She takes a complete hands-on ...

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Tax Investigation, how far back can HMRC go?

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How far back can HMRC go !!

After HMRC have opened their investigation into their initial enquiry year ,they may want to open earlier years if tax has been underpaid in the enquiry year. So how do they decide how far back to go! Well strictly as far back as the undeclared income has been omitted but in in reality negotiations between your specialist adviser and HMRC will come to an agreement and settlement in a civil settlement.

Here’s an idea of ...

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Tax help – Will I go to prison for tax?

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Will I go to Prison??

This is the most regular question clients ask me when they call me in a very stressed state for help following a tax compliance check or enquiry!

So what the chance?

HMRC is responsible for investigating crime involving all of the taxes and other regimes it deals with. Based on the outcome of HMRC’s investigations a decision on whether to bring a criminal prosecution is made by the UK’s independent prosecuting authorities. In England and Wales this is ...

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