Millions of taxpayers in line for early tax refund

14 May 12

HMRC has confirmed that more than three million tax refunds are to be sent out as of next week - two months earlier than previous years - due to an earlier review of the amount of tax paid for 2011/12 via the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.

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Real Time Information to affect 'digitally excluded' SMEs

08 May 12

HMRC's introduction of Real Time Information (RTI) will cause problems for small employers that lack internet access or are not computer savvy, a tax advisory body has warned.

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Early staging dates for pension auto enrolment now available

23 Apr 12

Businesses now have the option to bring forward the staging date in which they will automatically enrol employees into a work place pension scheme.

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HMRC apologises for slip in contact centre service

20 Apr 12

HMRC has apologised after callers were unable to get through to call centres in the days following the Easter weekend, blaming 'extremely high levels of calls' from taxpayers.

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HMRC's Real Time Information (RTI) pilot launched

12 Apr 12

A pilot project marking a significant change in the way that PAYE payments are calculated has been launched by HMRC, with the first volunteer employers testing the new Real Time Information (RTI) system.

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