Gordon MacLure details the steps businesses can take now to get some breathing space as the HMRC's preferential creditor status has now been restored.
Published 5 August 2020
HMRC is homing in on inheritance tax avoidance by wealthy families through the creation of a secret unit which will investigate the ways in which investment companies are used to reduce bills.
Published 25 February 2020
Earlier this year the UK government consulted on crowning HMRC with a promoted ranking in the insolvency of corporates and individuals. This month, it has published the draft 2019-2020 Finance Bill containing the legislative provisions that will bring this coronation into law. Michael Thomson explains the details.
Published 1 August 2019
More than £1 million has been clawed back from fraudsters selling puppies on the black market in Scotland.
Published 7 May 2019
The personal service company of broadcaster Lorraine Kelly has won a First-Tier Tribunal appeal against a £1.2m demand from HMRC for unpaid income tax and National Insurance Contributions after a judge accepted that there was a contract for services between her and ITV – partly on the basis she appears on television not as herself but as a persona of herself.
Published 21 March 2019