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Tax Investigations Tips for Accountants
This course gives you the expert guidance you need in situations where HMRC have already decided to enquire into your client’s tax return.
This online course explores the difficult task of co-operating with HMRC while limiting the disruption, anxiety and uncertainty that an enquiry can cause.
You will find useful tips to help you give the best advice in cases where your client tells you that there may be an issue with a previously submitted return.
The course will help you to find the best way of resolving the problems with the past while minimising the cost.
The Tax Tips for Accountants series is a unique collection of CPD courses designed to give Accountants what they need to know about Tax, to help their organisation and their clients.
Instead of having to wade through a mire of technical tax detail, these courses get straight to the nub of the questions that accountants need to answer and pitfalls to be avoided. The series has been designed by Tax Specialists, Gabelle, and is based on the most frequently asked questions on their accountants’ helpline.
Understanding Tax Investigations Tips for Accountants
enables the learner to:
• Discuss with your clients the nuances in tax
• Recognise the statutory rights and obligations of both HMRC and taxpayer
• Ensure that effective and appropriate responses are provided when an approach is made by HMRC
• Select the appropriate means for disclosure to guarantee the case is handled appropriately
• Understand the penalties and provisions of a Certificate of Full Disclosure
• Identify the more practical issues with agreeing a time to pay arrangement with HMRC
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“Laid out HMRC investigation procedures.”
“Simple lay out. Easy to follow.”
“Provided a great background to build on existing knowledge.”
“Highlights the necessity for documenting the course of action when dealing with the HMRC.”
“Good summary and questions and useful stratergy for dealing with HMRC enquiry.”
“Focuses HMRC enquiry and clients position in order to respond.”
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Learning outcomes of Tax Investigations Tips for Accountants
Approach from HMRC
• How bad is this going to be?
• Are they sticking to the time limits?
• What can HMRC expect of you?
• What restrictions apply to HMRC?
• How should you plan a meeting with HMRC?
• When can HMRC make a discovery assessment?
Approach to HMRC
• To disclose or not to disclose?
• Formal disclosure routes
• Can your client claim relief?
• What is the old penalty regime?
• What is the new penalty regime?
• To disclose or not to disclose?
• How can an appeal be made?
• Can a client request time to pay?
Target audience for Tax Investigations Tips for Accountants
This course is designed to appeal to accounting professionals at all levels in practice and industry looking to better understand tax for their clients or organisation.
About the author of Tax Investigations Tips for Accountants
Gabelle LLP are an award winning, independent team of tax experts who provide comprehensive tax advice.
For many years Gabelle have been providing accountants, and other industry professionals, support with technical tax know-how and practical experience.
The Tax Tips for Accountants series is a unique collection of CPD courses designed to give Accountants what they need to know about Tax.
These courses get straight to the nub of the questions that accountants need to answer and pitfalls to be avoided.
The series has been designed by Gabelle, and is based on the most frequently asked questions on their accountants’ helpline.
Learners take their own route through the topics covered in the course. They will learn at their own pace through a variety of activities designed to accommodate a range of learning styles.
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