Could you be affected?
HMRC opened 102,000 investigations into taxpayers in the first quarter of 2021 – up 36% from 75,000 in the previous quarter.
Powerful new software can trace even the smallest discrepancy in spending or earnings, prompting an investigation into individuals and businesses. 83% of tax investigations are triggered by HMRC's ‘Connect’ system.
Anyone who submits a tax return is a potential target
Call in the experts
If HMRC states its intention to investigate your tax payments don’t panic.
Call us – your dedicated accountant and best defence. We will translate the many complicated questions the taxman may pose, manage the entire conversation with the taxman, help you submit any required information and minimise the impact on your business or personal life.
However, the cost of supporting you throughout an investigation is not covered in our usual accountancy fees.