HMRC crackdown on firms that 'short-change' lowest paid workers

Thursday, 10 May 2018 | News

In 2017 to 2018, £15.6 million in pay was refunded to more than 200,000 of the UK’s lowest paid workers by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

Scam watch: HMRC warns of rise in tax refund scams

Wednesday, 09 May 2018 | News

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is calling on taxpayers to stay vigilant in the fight against fraudsters, who are using email and text messages to scam them out of their savings. 

Women remain cautious about Stocks & Shares Isas

Monday, 30 April 2018 | News

Women opened more Isas than men in the last tax year – but not the right type if they want to maximise their savings, experts are warning. 

HMRC apologises over tax calculator error

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 | News

HMRC has bowed to pressure and taken down a website page which gave taxpayers incorrect information.

Inheritance tax payments hit new record high

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 | News

Inheritance tax (IHT) receipts are rising at an ‘alarming rate’, hitting £5.3 billion over the past year to the end of February, new figures show.

Aliens, vertigo, and a Glasgow nightclub feature in HMRC’s rejected self-assessment expenses and excuses

Thursday, 18 January 2018 | News

Every year, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) receives imaginative and intriguing excuses for not completing self-assessment tax returns on time.

Don’t risk a £100 fine - one week left to file paper tax returns

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 | News

Over one million people who submit paper tax returns have seven days left to send their documents to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

£450 annual pay rise for minimum wage workers takes force

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 | News

Workers aged 21 to 24 on the national minimum wage will now receive 25p an hour more, setting their wage at £6.95 an hour. This translates to an extra £450 a year if you work for 35 hours a week.

Celebrating exam results? Tell HMRC your kids' plans or risk losing child benefit

Friday, 26 August 2016 | News

If your child has just received GCSE results (or equivalent qualifications) you need to tell HMRC what they’ll be doing next year before 31 August, or risk losing child benefit and/or child tax credits.

HMRC problems cause banking delays for taxpayers' cheques

Tuesday, 09 February 2016 | News

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is experiencing delays in processing a large number of cheques sent in the run-up to the 31 January 2016 self-assessment tax payment deadline due to a flood in its Shipley offices, according...