HMRC notices Articles

HMRC cautions against VAT bank details fraud

Fraudsters have exploited Form VAT 484 to gain unauthorised access to businesses’ VAT repayments, which poses a significant risk to the financial security of many companies. Businesses can update their VAT details with HMRC either through the Government Gateway Portal or by using the paper form VAT 484. This process includes changes to critical information such as the business’s contact details,...

Do you need to register for Economic Crime Levy?

The Economic Crime Levy applies to businesses already regulated for anti-money laundering purposes. If your business has a UK revenue of £10.2 million or more in a financial year, you must register. This applies if: HMRC already regulates your business for anti-money laundering purposes. A professional body regulates your business for anti-money laundering purposes. The financial year runs from...

Check if HMRC contact is genuine

HMRC’s Updated Guidance HMRC has updated its published guidance, ‘Check genuine HMRC contact that uses more than one communication method’. This list aims to help taxpayers verify the authenticity of recent contacts claiming to be from HMRC. Genuine HMRC Contacts The guidance includes a list of genuine emails, phone calls, letters, and text messages recently issued by HMRC. This list assists...

Reporting expenses and benefits to HMRC

The deadline for submitting the 2023-24 forms P11D, P11D(b) and P9D is 6 July 2024. These forms can be submitted...

Tax credits reminder

We would like to remind our readers that HMRC is currently sending the annual tax credit renewal packs to 730,000...

Changes to Companies House Fees

There have been a number of significant changes in Companies House fees. These changes took effect on 1 May 2024....

Childcare funding for under 9-month-olds

In a recent press release the Department for Education confirmed that parents of children from 9 months old can now...

Universal Credit changes

Universal Credit claimants working less than half of a full-time week will have to look to increase their hours but...

by Andrew Stanton

HMRC cautions against VAT bank details fraud

HMRC warns of fraudulent use of Form VAT 484 to access VAT repayments. Businesses should verify their bank details and...

by Sam Baldwin

Increasing business value with ESG

Integrating ESG practices into your business model can unlock a wide variety of benefits including reducing costs and growing your...

by Sam Baldwin

What do your core values actually mean?

Here are a few quick tips to help you discover your core values and fine tune your value statement to...

Deferring National Insurance payments

Employees with more than one job may be able to defer or delay paying Class 1 National Insurance in certain...
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