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26 April 2011
Categories: Forum & Feedback , Admin
An adviser is concerned that HMRC have indicated that they would like to review the business books and records of a client

My client has received a letter from HMRC requesting an appointment so that they can come and look at the business books and records. They would like this meeting to take place at the business premises. I am a little worried about this but my client seems relaxed.

He does not appear to be concerned about whether I should be at the meeting as his adviser and he is happy to meet the HMRC officer himself together with his wife who keeps the business books and records.

What is actually going on here and can HMRC do this? As far as I can see it is not an investigation; or is it or could it lead to one? Furthermore does the client have to agree to this meeting and must it be at his business premises or should I suggest...

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