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Action points, issue 4539

23 February 2016
Issue: 4539 / Categories: For Action , Admin

Put your client admin into motion.

  • Make sure that employer clients who were affected by December’s bad weather know they can appeal against a penalty for late payment or return if flooding caused the delay. It may also be helpful to remind them of the special HMRC helpline.


  • If you have non-EU based business clients remind them of the importance of submitting the correct documents to HMRC on time to recover UK VAT; failure to do so may as happened in Comoretel (TC4750) result in substantial loss. 


  • Even though your client base may seem unlikely to be affected by the OECD’s base erosion and profit shifting project – or indeed by the diverted profits tax – it would be worth keeping an eye on developments in case clients ask about them. 


  • There is still plenty of time...

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