Tags: HMRC

Employers set to receive letters from HMRC as biggest PAYE shake-up for 60 years looms, says KPMG

HMRC to write to all employers in the UK next month to outline key changes to PAYE reporting coming in next April PAYE data will need to be reported on or after payments are made as opposed to after the end of the tax year Shake-up is designed to support the Universal Benefit’s introduction next…

Lamb names employer for flouting the National Minimum Wage

Norman Lamb, Minister for Employment Relations, has today taken the move of naming an employer under the BIS Scheme for naming employers who flout National Minimum Wage (NMW) law. Leicester based hair and beauty salon owner, Mrs Rita Patel trading as Treena Professional Hair & Beauty, neglected to pay £3,361.22 in arrears of the NMW…

Most businesses now planning for Real Time Information reporting but is it all thought and too little action? asks KPMG

86 percent of respondents say they are now planning for RTI, according to KPMG survey But despite this, relatively few have completed the first stages of preparing for RTI 86 percent of businesses have started to plan for implementing Real Time Information (RTI) reporting of payroll data to HMRC when it becomes mandatory in April…

Crocus Consulting Launches Oracle PeopleSoft Upgrade Laboratory For Financial, Payroll and HCM Users

Crocus Consulting, a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), has announced a new Upgrade Laboratory facility for UK PeopleSoft customers. Users, who send copies of their PeopleSoft Financials, Payroll or HCM systems to the lab, can have their system upgraded to PeopleSoft 9.1, the latest release of the software. The files are then returned…

New anti tax avoidance measures mustn’t allow the taxman to pick and choose

Anti tax avoidance measures must be balanced and not introduce unnecessary uncertainty according to the Law Society. The Society has also called for any general anti avoidance rule (GAAR) to be accompanied by safeguards as recommended in a treasury-commissioned report published today. The Society believes any GAAR should guard against unacceptable levels of HMRC discretion.…

A new taskforce to tackle the non-filing of tax returns

New taskforce launched to tackle tax dodgers in the South East A new taskforce to tackle the non-filing of tax returns across the South East was announced today by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). HMRC has identified that there is an increasing problem with some taxpayers not submitting their statutory returns across Corporation Tax, Income…

HMRC ask for help as how to use social media

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs suffered from a couple of high-profile social media-related incidents but authorised the roll-out of blanket internet access to all of its staff for the first time. The findings of the consultation, published in the form of a Workings and social networking report, are available on the Acas website and were…

HMRC has taken a more focused approach to deal with tax evaders

The number of convictions increased to 148 for the year to 31 March 2011, according to figures obtained from HMRC under the Freedom of Information Act, with the tougher line following the government’s commitment to make an additional £917m available to help the tax department tackle evasion, avoidance and fraud. The number of criminal convictions…