Category Archives: General

Self-employed pension gap

An annual Scottish Widows survey suggests that almost 4 in 10 self-employed people do not save into pensions, Isas or savings accounts.The number of self-employed workers contributing to a pension fund has fallen to 530,000, down from 1.2m in 2002, …

No exemptions from tax demands, says HMRC

HMRC is bringing in new rules that will enable it to issue payment notices or demand notices to investors in tax avoidance schemes, meaning the tax must be paid up front. The money could then be returned to investors if …

New post tracking service offered by HMRC

Tracking an outstanding reply from HMRC HMRC has launched a tracking service to help agents and members of the public keep track of when they can expect HMRC to reply to correspondence. A frequent complaint from members is the time …