Archive for the ‘Agents’ Category

FAB #2: Class 2 National Insurance

July 14, 2010 Leave a comment

Joined-up thinking was never the Inland Revenue’s forte, and continues not to be with HMRC. Although improvements have been made in many areas over the last few years, the National Insurance Contributions Office (or NICO to its friends) at Newcastle can still amaze with its ability for each of its hands to not know what any of the others are doing.

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P11D’d off

July 7, 2010 Leave a comment

Apologies for the radio silence of the last few days, but P11D season had a little sting in its tail for me. Read more…

FABs – Frequent Agent Blindspots. #1 – Overlap relief

June 29, 2010 1 comment

I have lost track of the number of times I’ve looked back through a client file to find errors or omissions by a predecessor (or myself – I’m as guilty as anyone): we’re all human and therefore fallible. Over time patterns emerge, and there are a few key areas that are persistently either ignored or not followed up.

Overlap relief is one such area. Read more…

Agent dedicated lines updated

June 24, 2010 Leave a comment

Agents should have been aware of the agent dedicated lines for contacting HMRC for a while now. Read more…

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