Margaret Curran

Margaret Curran

Margaret is the Technical Officer for the CIOT’s Management of Taxes and Owner Managed Businesses Sub-Committees.

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A new consultation looks at giving HMRC higher priority in respect of certain tax debts (including PAYE) in cases of insolvency. Let us have your comments.

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The ATT, CIOT and LITRG have responded to a call for evidence from HMRC on amendments to tax returns

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1 February 2019

What are your recent experiences of dealing with HMRC’s clearance services?

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1 January 2019

The CIOT met with the OTS in November to discuss its recent call for evidence on the Business Lifecycle.

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The ATT, CIOT and LITRG continue to have concerns over legislation which introduces a new tax assessment time limit of 12 years in cases involving offshore matters and transfers.

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1 December 2018

The CIOT has written to the President of the Upper Tax Tribunal and Chancery Chamber setting out some concerns we have about the costs regime in the Upper Tribunal.

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1 December 2018

HMRC has been running a private pilot for Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT since April 2018 with privately invited clients of software developers that were going through testing. Once the private pilot interface was tested thoroughly and further functionality delivered, HMRC were able to open the pilot publicly, although they have taken decisions to limit entry initially as well as delay MTD for VAT mandation for certain complex businesses. HMRC have also started writing directly to businesses to tell them about MTD.

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1 December 2018

Voluntary tax returns are to be put on a statutory footing following several recent First-tier Tribunal cases which have concluded that where the taxpayer had submitted a tax return to HMRC voluntarily, the return was not a valid return.