02-Aug-2018

HMRC warns it’s time to declare offshore assets

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is urging UK taxpayers to come forward and declare any foreign income or profits on offshore assets before 30 September to avoid higher tax penalties. New legislation called ‘Requirement to Correct’ requires UK taxpayers to notify HMRC about any offshore tax liabilities relating to UK income tax, capital gains tax, […]

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12-Jul-2018

‘Open HMRC’ – Alexa helps tax credits customers

HM Revenue and Customs has launched new and innovative technology to help more than three million customers renew their tax credits by July 31st. HMRC has developed a customer-focused service through Amazon Alexa specifically for those seeking help with their tax credits renewals. Customers with Amazon Alexa-enabled devices can ask Alexa to ‘open HMRC’ and ask for help […]

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03-Jul-2018

We’re looking for a trainee accountant

We have a vacancy in our practice for full-time AAT trainee accountant. The role would suit a school or college leaver. No experience is necessary but an enthusiasm for learning and an interest in finance is essential. A full study package will be provided. Our office is busy and friendly and we are based in the […]

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06-Jun-2018

HMRC warning about fake emails

Customers are advised to lookout for a new bogus email scam, claiming to be from HMRC. If you receive an email with a subject that reads “You have received new messages from HMRC”, that also has an attachment, they should send it to phishing@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk and then delete it. HMRC will never ask for any personal, or financial […]

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09-May-2018

HMRC warns on tax refund scams

HMRC is calling on people to stay vigilant in the fight against fraudsters, who are using email and text messages to scam them out of their savings. The tax authority is currently processing tax refunds after the end of the 2017 to 2018 tax year. However, criminals are taking advantage of this by sending out […]

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16-Mar-2018

HMRC levels the playing field by tackling online VAT fraud

Powers to ensure online sellers pay the right tax, and don’t leave law-abiding high street and online businesses at a disadvantage, have come into force. The internet has revolutionised the way people shop and helped many businesses to sell their products across the UK. Online marketplaces can help those who sell through their platforms to […]

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24-Jan-2018

A staggering third of tax returns are outstanding a week before deadline

HM Revenue and Customs has today revealed that just over three million customers are yet to complete their 2016 to 2017 returns with just one week to go before the 31 January deadline. As of today, around eight million people have filed their Self Assessment return for 2016 to 2017. HMRC is reminding customers that if they […]

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21-Dec-2017

Christmas opening hours

Our office will close at midday on December 22nd 2017 and will re-open on January 2nd 2018. We wish all our clients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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04-Oct-2017

We’re looking for a trainee accountant

We have a full time vacancy in our practice for a trainee accountant. No experience is necessary but an enthusiasm for learning and an interest in finance is essential. A full study package will be provided. Our office is a busy, friendly office, based in the heart Southsea. As a general practice, the role will […]

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22-Sep-2017

Peace of mind – Tax & VAT Enquiry Fee Protection Service

At Barter Durgan we understand that tax is a little word with big implications. That is why we work hard to give you the best possible advice and strategies to make tax altogether less taxing. A tax investigation could cost you money even if you’ve done nothing wrong. HMRC are using sophisticated software to target individuals. […]

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