Tag Archives: HMRC

HMRC: From bad to worse?

Some taxpayers seem to consider that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) does whatever it wants. Of course, that is not the case. For example, there are certain conditions and exceptions about when HMRC can request information and documents from taxpayers. Out with the ‘old’… In addition, HMRC’s ‘customers’ are protected by ‘The HMRC Charter’. There… Read More »

HMRC being unfair? What next?!

Taxpayers sometimes have grievances about HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), such as mistakes or unreasonable delays. What can be done? Some possible actions to consider are outlined below. You have rights! Disgruntled taxpayers could consider referring HMRC to ‘Your charter’ (www.gov.uk/government/publications/your-charter/your-charter). It applies to the conduct of HMRC officers when interacting with taxpayers (e.g. during… Read More »