Watch Out For HMRC Cold Caller Scam, Warns LITRG

Watch Out For HMRC Cold Caller Scam, Warns LITRG

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) is warning taxpayers about a scam by fraudsters who leave automated messages purporting to be HMRC and saying the person is under investigation for unpaid taxes In the latest ruse, scammers are cold calling people and leaving...
Workplace Pension Increase in Contributions

Workplace Pension Increase in Contributions

Key points These minimum contribution amounts are required to gradually increase at set times The total minimum contribution increased from 2% to 5% of qualifying earnings on 6 April 2018, and rises again on 6 April 2019 to a total minimum amount of 8%. If the...
Rejected Excuses For Late Self Assessment

Rejected Excuses For Late Self Assessment

Since 31 January, HMRC has released the latest list of rejected excuses for late filing for Self Assessment. HMRC does this every year, and this year certainly did not disappoint! • I couldn’t file my return on time as my wife has been seeing aliens and won’t let me...