Course contents

The course looks at the powers HMRC possess and the penalties that can be levied on 2020.

  • The legal background
  • Recent changes
  • Compliance structures at HMRC
  • How to respond to targeted professions and trades
  • Selection and how to avoid it
  • How an enquiry is commenced
  • Records
  • Interviews
  • Re-computation of profits
  • Settlement
  • New penalty and tribunal regime
  • Do you have to pay that penalty?
  • Review of HMRC powers to demand information during an investigation
  • The accountant's options to bring an enquiry to an end
  • Could mediation help?
  • Amnesties
  • Impact of MTD on the tax investigations.
Course type
General tax