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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Dealing with HMRC Investigations, and the current areas that they are investigating the most

Date: 1 November 2016 09:30 - 12:30

Type: Course, Tax

Organiser: Tyne and Wear

Aimed at all practitioners and accountants in industry, requiring an up to date guide relating to how to deal with HMRC investigations.

This course provides accountants with a concise and illustrative guide on how an HMRC investigation is carried out, the different types of investigation, and how to successfully deal with them. The course will also review the most popular areas to be currently investigated.

Practical advice and solutions on how and what areas HMRC investigate, and how you can prevent such investigations, or deal with the issues that do arise.

This course will cover:

  • The areas that are most likely to be challenged by HMRC
  • How to handle an HMRC investigation
  • HMRC meetings
  • How to present a successful defence
  • Dealing with joint income tax/VAT investigations
  • PAYE/NIC investigations and audits – the problems and solutions
  • Negotiating a settlement, and how to mitigate penalties
  • Practical use of case studies
  • COP9 investigations
  • General overview

Practical examples and case studies will be used to illustrate how HMRC carry out their investigations and how to successfully defend against them.

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Radisson Blu, Durham

Frankland Lane

Tel No: 0191 3727200


Tim Palmer

Tim Palmer

Tim Palmer is one of the UK’s best known and popular tax presenters. He lectures frequently all over the UK, three or four times a week on a wide variety of taxation topics.

He also writes regular magazine articles for the leading taxation publications. Alongside his lecturing, Tim also provides tax consultancy services, and specialist tax advice.

Previously Tim Palmer was a senior Tax Manager with Howarth Clark Whitehill LLP, advising on all areas of tax and NIC for the firm to their clients. He was also a member of the tax department of P&O where he specialised in Corporation Tax and the Construction Industry

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