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I want an argument

13 May 2009 / Mike Thexton
Issue: 4205 / Categories: Comment & Analysis , VAT
MIKE THEXTON gets involved in a disagreement about bank interest and the flat rate scheme


  • The updated Notice 733 and bank interest.
  • Making a disclosure to the VAT errors correction team.
  • Appeals reviews and reconsiderations.
  • When is an assessment ‘made’?
  • Watch this space for the next instalment.

We now have a new appeals system. Many people don’t like change they want the comfort of the familiar. How will it work?

‘Relax’ say HMRC ‘it will be better’.

But you are late publishing the rules and procedures!

‘Relax’ they reply ‘there has been extensive consultation and the rules are the best possible rules in the best of all possible worlds’.

But will your staff know what the rules are?

‘Relax ’ they reply ‘there is a great deal of training material on our website which our staff will be using to...

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