Fee Protection Service renewal date 1st December

Each year HMRC undertake an enormous number of tax enquiries into individuals and businesses to check they have paid the right amount of tax.

Why we recommend you renew:

Each year HMRC undertake an enormous number of tax enquiries into individuals and businesses to check they have paid the right amount of tax.

Since 2010, HMRC have strengthened their approach to enquiry work. Consequently, they secured a record £30.3 billion of additional tax revenue in 2017/18 alone.

HMRC don't just target small businesses.

£3.5bn was generated during the last financial year from HMRC pursuing the 45m people in the tax system who have an income below £150,000 and assets below £1m in the UK.

£900m was secured from the UK's 8,500 wealthiest individuals alone.

These results have been achieved by targeting individuals, traders and businesses by using sophisticated software and data to enable enquiries to be targeted more efficiently and on a greater scale.

HMRC can open an investigation on a random or selective basis, to see if the taxpayer has paid the right amount of tax.

Tax enquiries can last for months, even years and the cost of defending you against HMRC's detailed questions can amount to thousands of pounds, even if no extra tax is payable.

Tax Enquiry Fee Protection

To provide peace of mind, we offer our clients a Tax Enquiry Fee Protection Service. This will ensure that the costs of dealing with an enquiry are covered. 

In the event a client suffers an investigation, we will represent you and reclaim any costs incurred in dealing with the Enquiry directly from the insurance company.

Business and employment legal telephone helpline

As an additional benefit of subscribing to the Service, business clients receive unlimited access to a business legal helpline.

This is a 24-hour, 365 day a year telephone advice service staffed by an experienced team of more than 50 barristers and solicitors.

The helpline provides a wide range of companies and organisations with commercial, employment and health and safety advice.

Many of our clients use this service and find it very useful.

Our renewal packs will be coming out shortly.

If you would like any further information on this or you would like to join our scheme please speak to your usual partner or contact the office on (01652) 655111 or (01724) 842713.

 Enquiry directly from the insurance company.

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