HMRC VAT initiative
HMRC have issued further guidance for those who have failed to register for VAT including a reduced penalty if you register by 30 September.
ICAS condemns HMRC service for smaller businesses
Whilst service to larger organisations is considered good, ICAS say many smaller businesses are suffering from poor efficiency and effectiveness provided by HMRC.
HMRC update on PAYE penalties
HMRC have produced an update on PAYE matters including penalties for late submission of P11ds
Soaring cost of holidays
The increase in fuel costs combined with the falling value of the £ means that holidays in Europe are much more expensive than a year ago.
One third of Company Finance Officers (CFOs) are braced for double dip
A survey by Deloitte reveals that confidence amongst CFOs is at its lowest level since September 2008.
Higher Fuel price means we are cutting journeys
Figures from the AA reveal we bought a billion less litres of fuel in the first 12 weeks of 2011. Whilst this is good news for the environment it won’t help the treasury to balance its books.
HMRC employees on trial
A whistleblower has claimed that HMRC staff deliberately inflated business tax bills to increase bonuses.
Switching bank accounts to get easier
The payments council has announced new measures to be phased in over the next 2 years to make it easier to switch banks