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27 April 2006 / Richard Curtis
Issue: 4055 / Categories: Comment & Analysis , Admin
RICHARD CURTIS delves into the Taxation postbag, now swollen by 'No to November' letters.

THE 'NITTY GRITTY' of the administration of the tax system — perhaps more than technical tax matters — affects us all and cuts across boundaries. Physical evidence of this is now sitting on a desk in our office in the form a pile of letters in response to our 'No to November' campaign. The response to this seems only to be matched by those to Jonathan Hankinson's 'Zugzwang' comment which are now filling my 'Outlook' inbox and about which more in next week's issue!
As reported by Paul Aplin ('No winners here' Taxation 13 April 2006) it seems that HMRC were not particularly exercised by the need for a change in the self assessment tax return filing dates. And our experiences of obtaining information regarding the changes to the 'home computer initiative' tax relief rules appears to indicate that those changes also caught HMRC off...

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