"In the last couple of weeks I have been told by HMRC staff that I was not authorised to act for 2 different clients. Both clients have been with me for 7 years, and I have never had any problems dealing with their affairs.
After considerable frustration I believe I have the situation resolved thanks to being able to prove that I had been dealing with HMRC for these clients for several years. In one case a copy of the original 64-8 did the trick!
The thing that I find so frustrating is that HMRC is forgetting that they have changed the system for authorisations significantly, and in fact the real problem is that they have failed to transfer the authorisations for agents correctly as new systems have been introduced."
Anyone else experienced similar problems?
Tax does have to be taxing.
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