Every year HMRC, formally the Inland Revenue, carry out compliance checks on companies to ensure they are paying the right amount of tax and receiving the correct amounts of tax reliefs and allowances.
HMRC are required to give at least one week’s notice to a business if they plan to run compliance checks on their company, unless a surprise compliance checks visit is deemed appropriate.
If HMRC have notifies you of their intent to carry out compliance checks then contact KinsellaTax immediately for help to ensure you have the right information available to breeze through compliance checks on your company by HMRC.
Pick up the phone and dial 0800 471 4546 for expert advice on compliance checks.
A new framework for compliance checks was introduced by HM Revenue and Customs on 1st April 2009.
Assurance visits have always been a feature of VAT and the Inland Revenue had the power to visit employers to check on the operation of PAYE.
The inspection powers supporting both were inherited by HMRC after the merger of the Inland Revenue and HM Customs in 2004.
Under the new compliance checks framework, HMRC now have a new power to visit business premises to carry out compliance checks, not just for VAT and PAYE but for the purpose of other direct taxes.
The new framework applies to compliance checks for:
HMRC’s inspection powers, under Finance Act 2008, provides for increased inspection and information powers.
The Inland Revenue can turn up on your doorstep and ask to see your records and run company compliance checks without any notice whatsoever.
If HMRC turn up on your doorstop to carry our compliance checks on your company then pick up the phone and call us IMMEDIATELY on 0800 471 4546 before you speak to HMRC or allow them to see your records.
There are many occasions when the compliance checks, on PAYE or VAT etc, lead to more serious HMRC investigations.
Don’t risk a more serious tax investigation, call us the moment you hear from HMRC on 0800 471 4546.
Always have a tax enquiry expert by your side whenever HMRC visit for Compliance Checks. KinsellaTax are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call NOW on 0800 471 4546 for expert advice on HMRC compliance checks.