Posts Tagged ‘HMRC’ & P800s

September 29, 2010 Leave a comment

Hi all,

Apologies for the total lack of posts over the last few weeks. This is likely to continue – I’m in the process of changing jobs and web time is sporadic.

Just wanted to flag up the fact that I contribute now and again to Any Answers on the website. All my comments can be found here. I add a link to the blog at the bottom of each one – thought it was time I did the reverse.

Other than that, a quick note about the tax calculations coming from HMRC that have been all over the news in recent weeks. If you’ve received a P800 from HMRC:

  1. DON’T PANIC; Read more…
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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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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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Getting hold of the Revenue

June 24, 2010 1 comment

The Inland Revenue has gone through many organisational changes over the last few years. For a start, it’s not called the Inland Revenue any more: since April 2005 it became part of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). It is reflective of how dear to us they are that we still widely call it by its old name.

In the good ol’ days, you could go and visit your local tax office and speak to knowledgeable and locally-known and respected officers and inspectors. Relationships between taxpayers and the tax office were personal and, many would say, mutually beneficial. It has become increasingly difficult to get this level of service, as many of you will have become aware.

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