Mistakes in tax returns

Mistakes in tax returns

The initial problem A taxpayer made some mistakes in his tax returns (filed under self-assessment) by omitting a P60 and some P11Ds and by being oblivious to the High Income Benefit Charge (HIBC). Although it is obviously always wrong to omit a P60 from a tax return,...
When tax advice goes wrong…

When tax advice goes wrong…

This is an updated version of a previous case study of September 2020. Mistaken tax advice given in innocence An individual approached us at SME Strategies in some despair. He and his wife had been given tax advice by a previous accountant to move rental properties...
HMRC enquiry into undeclared overseas income

HMRC enquiry into undeclared overseas income

A taxpayer approached us through a mutual contact after receiving a letter from HMRC saying they were opening an enquiry into personal undisclosed overseas income. The client’s own accountant was not familiar with HMRC enquiries into overseas income and suggested a...
Supporting Christian Aid Week – May 2021

Supporting Christian Aid Week – May 2021

One of our nine tips for SMEs in our recent blog is ‘Be generous’. In this Christian Aid Week, SME Strategies is very pleased to be supporting this fantastic charity that does so much good on the ground in some of the most disadvantaged parts of the world. Whilst...
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