Help with Tax investigations – false furloughing claim investigations

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Under scrutiny for false furloughing claim? what can you do?

Defend yourself with the evidence!

Any firm that has benefited from the furlough schemes or grants should keep evidence to prove that employees paid under the schemes would still have been in work even if the pandemic had not happened.

This means keeping detailed records of the decisions made as to why they believed they were entitled to access payments under the schemes including what you they spent any grants on – which ...

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Help with Tax investigations – CASH ONLY

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Lockdown – CASH ONLY

Fish and chip shops, restaurants and take-aways beware
Market Traders and Farm Shops keep those records!

HMRC are busy noting down those shop signs that are springing up everywhere lately showing “Cash Only”

So, what’s the problem?

Well it has been reported to me by HMRC that they have seen a prevalence of food take-away establishments remaining open throughout the Covid19 lockdown with such ‘cash only’ signs in the windows and what is this indicating to a sceptical investigator? ...

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Help with Tax investigations – Covid19 Tax Issues

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Covid19 aids HMRC investigative tactics
How do HMRC intend to select cases for enquiry?

Make a voluntary disclosure before they come to you.

Did you apply for the Self Employed SEISS grant?

Well if so, this means HMRC were able to take a long hard second look at the profits you have declared in the past three years at least!

Profit just under the VAT threshold year on year?

Profit under the tax-free personal allowance threshold or below the minimum wage levels?

Child Tax Credits claimed ...

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Help with Tax investigations – Kindness in a crisis

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Kindness in a crisis
Fair prices
A 24/7 willing ear
A friend to help you though a current tax enquiry when the world has gone crazy!
No job too small or large!

Not the usual things you expect to hear from an accountant

But I’m not an accountant

I have many years’ experience dedicated purely to resolving your tax problems

As an ex-tax inspector with HM Revenue and Customs and then 20 years working on the ‘other side’ helping people like you reach great ...

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