What information is out there to help you when it comes to an HMRC investigations? Gary Brothers explains all.
As those who may have suffered at the hands of compliance check carried out by HMRC will know, it is easier than you might think to find yourself the subject of such a check.
Most compliance checks take place because HMRC has concerns about the integrity of a tax return and/or accounts submitted by an individual, partnership or business. That said, don’t let the word ‘check’ fool you – a compliance check is, without a shadow of doubt, the start of a tax investigation.
But readers and tax advisors alike will be delighted to be reminded (or made aware) that a tax investigation is far from a ‘hands up you’re under arrest’ situation.
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