Archive for September, 2010

HMRC provides further guidance for those affected by PAYE chaos

HMRC has added a link on their homepage at http://www.hmrc.gov.uk to further information regarding the PAYE under and overpayments. The link is called ‘PAYE Tax Calculation (P800) – find out more’ and is located at the bottom of the ‘News and updates’ section. HMRC confirms...

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Fraudsters cash in on PAYE chaos in the UK

There has been a sharp rise in the number of fraudulent emails and phone calls to UK taxpayers from criminals looking to capitalise on the current HMRC pandemonium. Millions of PAYE taxpayers are due repayments of income tax due to PAYE coding blunders in recent...

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Fraudsters cash in on PAYE chaos

As we have reported here previously, millions of PAYE taxpayers are due repayments of income tax due to PAYE coding errors in recent years.  This has presented fraudsters with a golden opportunity to use the promise of an unexpected tax refund to lure unsuspecting taxpayers...

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UK: Earlier underpayments to be written off?

As we reported here previously, the chaos surrounding HMRC’s operation of PAYE has led to 1.4 million PAYE workers underpaying £2 billion for the 2008/09 and 2009/10 tax years. As we also reported, this is in fact just the tip of the iceberg; the NAO report...

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Whispers about the December Budget

While the December 7th date for Budget 2011 is still some  way off, speculation is already escalating in regard to the tax changes that we might expect to see. A rough figure of €3bn in savings has already been mentioned in the public forum and of this...

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HMRC –The Media’s Latest Whipping Boy?

You know you’re down when the media start to make you a story-time favourite. HMRC made the front page of The Times business section several times last week. The latest story is a spin on something we reported here on 6th August 2010; namely, HMRC’s...

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Vote for taxback.com in the 2010 Golden Backpack Awards

We’ve provided refunds for thousands of working holidaymakers over the years and so we’re delighted to be in with a chance of winning a Golden Backpack Award for the ‘best backpacker website.’ The Golden Backpack Awards provide recognition for the companies that go the extra...

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