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February 2013

Tax investigations service

HMRC are becoming increasingly aggressive in their attempts to raise additional tax revenue. Just one of the ways that HMRC try this is by targeting particular business sectors.

HMRC target those with outstanding VAT returns

HMRC have introduced the VAT Outstanding Returns Campaign, which is an opportunity for taxpayers to bring their VAT returns and payments up to date. To take advantage of the best terms, taxpayers must complete and submit their returns by 28 February 2013.

HMRC closes computer systems

Consistent with every year HMRC intends on shutting its computer systems down for a period of at least 3 days in the first week of April 2013. Unfortunately this coincides with the beginning of mandatory filing of Real Time Information (RTI) returns. They exact date of the downtime is still to be confirmed but we would recommend keeping an eye on HMRC’s website for the exact dates.