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Tax compliance

Expert commentary and practical guidance from ICAEW related to tax compliance, as defined by HMRC. This includes appeals and investigations, avoidance, evasion, and penalties.

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Make better use of existing HMRC powers, urges ICAEW

ICAEW’s Tax Faculty has called on HMRC to make better use of the rights it already has to investigate tax affairs and shift the perception of how it handles enquiries, before the government considers granting additional powers when reforming the UK’s tax administration system.

Bloomsbury Core Accounting and Tax Service

Eligible firms have free access to Bloomsbury Professional's comprehensive online library, comprising more than 60 titles from some of the country's leading tax and accounting subject matter experts. Find out who is eligible and how you can access the Core Accounting and Tax Service.

Self-assessment penalties

A full chapter providing practical guidance on penalties for incorrect tax returns.


A full chapter providing practical guidance on company tax returns and dealing with HMRC.

HMRC powers

A full chapter providing practical guidance on HMRC powers, covering topics such as appeal procedures, documents and record keeping, time limits for raising assessments, HMRC correction of tax returns and HMRC action to counter tax avoidance schemes.

Buying and selling companies

Practical guidance on the taxation issues involved in buying and selling a corporate business, aimed at professional tax advisers.

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