HMRC tax investigations
can be extremely time consuming and stressful
and as such it is essential to obtain the
correct professional advice.
Accountancy we have the experience to assist
both individuals and companies in all types of
UK tax investigations.
These can include tax investigations into
PAYE & Benefits, VAT investigations, tax evasion
or tax fraud, civil investigation of fraud (also
known as Code of Practice 9).
We have the knowledge and skills to handle
your situation in the most appropriate way and
will assist in all negotiations with HMRC.
Why Investigations Start - LOCAL
Sending in Tax Returns or accounts
Unusually high business expenses,
for instance legal or travel costs
Large petty cash accounts
Why Investigations Start - SI/CIF
Unexplained increases in income,
cash, bank transfers
Suspicions of false invoicing
Complicated group structures often
involving offshore income or assets held in
trusts and overseas banks
In addition, some Local Investigations
are opened at random as part of HMRC’s process
of checking self assessment returns.
Other returns can be selected for investigation
due to a suspicion that a tax return contains
deliberate errors. You may not always discover
the reason for the investigation, but ultimately
it is likely to be extremely time consuming,
stressful and expensive.
Sometimes irregularities can occur in your tax
affairs and you may wish to volunteer these
irregularities to HMRC. For example:
Where information is likely to
become public such as in a court hearing
Death of a relative who had
However, many people do not know how to put
things right or where to start.
If you have any questions and wish to speak to
an advisor, call us now on:
Tel: 01277 725252