HMRC tax investigations and tax enquiries are becoming increasingly common and can have a significant financial cost if handled incorrectly.
Expert technical knowledge, careful negotiation and advice can often make a substantial difference to the eventual tax liability, penalty and charges.
Our HMRC/Revenue Commissioners Tax investigation service offers advice on
Income tax investigations, including:-
Section 9A TMA 1970, Code of Practice 8, Code of Practice 9 and Code of Practice 11 - Self Assessment
Corporate tax investigations
VAT and PAYE inspections
Voluntary tax disclosure
Employer Benefit Trusts (EBTs)
Undeclared rental income / HMRC Let Property campaign
Advice on offshore tax disclosures schemes, including:- Tax Investigations - What to Expect
Tax Investigations - What to Expect
This will depend on the type of tax investigation that has been opened. If you have been issued with a Code of Practice 9 (COP9) notice, HMRC suspects serious tax fraud. These types of investigations are intrusive and time consuming, often spanning over several years. Code of Practice 8 (COP8) investigations are opened when HMRC suspect a deliberate attempt to pay less than or the use of a tax avoidance scheme such as EBT/PBT structures. HMRC will normally invite you to a meeting to discuss the issues.
Corr & Corr Investigation Team Can Help
Over 20 years of combined experience dealing with Inland Revenue tax investigations
We Manage the full process on your behalf or advise you on the best strategy to approach