Shielding you during an HMRC Investigation – Our Tax Enquiry and Investigation Service

23rd March 2022

HMRC police the tax system by investigating the accuracy of tax returns, VAT returns, payroll, etc via targeted, or random, tax enquiries. With a budget deficit of over £355 billion we fully expect HMRC to raise more enquiries this year to increase tax revenues. You will want to be in a position to ensure that investigations are dealt with fully. HMRC may believe there is an error and it will be important to explore this as HMRC are not always correct.

Those who have relied on a COVID-19 support scheme, such as furlough (CJRS), may be looked at more closely than in the past.

In response to this we offer our clients a tax enquiry and investigation service. 1 April 2022 is the annual renewal date for this cover.

This cover provides peace of mind knowing we are supporting you during any such investigation. You can also take comfort that the service will pay our professional fees that result from most types of HMRC enquiries or full investigations.

As a result you can afford for us to fully raise any disputes, or issues, with HMRC during the investigation, which could save you tax/interest and penalties, without worrying the cost of this work will be prohibitive.

As well as the investigation service you also benefit from a free legal helpline. There are terms and conditions and the link below provides further information on these.

Our annual renewal letters, and invitations, are currently being sent out. Cover starts once the premium is paid and cover can start at any time. We recommend all our clients consider joining this service, so keep an eye out for our letters.

Further information on the scheme can be found here:

or contact your local office.

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