HMRC Is Shite

HMRC Is Shite
Dedicated to the taxpayers of Britain, and the employees of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC), who have to endure the monumental shambles that is HMRC.

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

The Face of HMRC



My compliments to Moira Stuart (the face of HMRC) for taking steps to ensure that her tax bill is minimised.

Ms Stuart has set up a company that entitles her to pay corporation tax at 21% on some of her earnings, rather than income tax at up to 50%.

HMRC have taken action against people who use these arrangements if they deem them to be "disguised employees".

However, the Telegraph quotes a spokesman for HMRC:

"Moira Stewart works on specific advertising campaigns for HMRC. She is not employed directly by us so there is no question of disguised employment."

Ms Stuart replaced Adam Hart-Davis as the face of HMRC. Adam Hart-Davis, was booted out by HMRC in 2008, as I wrote at the time:

"It seems that the recent comments by Mr Hart-Davis about wishing that the tax system was simpler, and describing VAT as "absurdly complicated", has not gone down well with HMRC.

Mr Hart-Davis, for good measure, then called for a flat rate tax and said that the merger of the Inland Revenue and Customs & Excise in 2005 was a mistake. His rationale being that the two departments were too large to "slam together"
."


Tax does have to be taxing.

UK EXPATS: Reduce tax on UK Pensions
HMRC QROPS provider. Unlock your UK pension and access a 25% lump sum today.

Quote ID code "ABC" when contacting a QROPS specialist.

Professional Cover Against the Threat of Costly TAX and VAT Investigations

What is TAXWISE?

TAXWISE is a tax-fee protection service that will pay up to £75,000 towards your accountant's fees in the event of an HM Revenue & Customs full enquiry or dispute.

To find out more, please use this link Taxwise



Tax Investigation for Dummies, by Nick Morgan, provides a good and easy to read guide for anyone caught up in an HMRC tax investigation. A must read for any Self Assessment taxpayer.

Click the link to read about: Tax Investigation for Dummies

HMRC Is Shite (www.hmrcisshite.com), also available via the domain www.hmrconline.com, is brought to you by www.kenfrost.com "The Living Brand"

1 comment:

  1. Tax avoidance doesnt have to be taxing.....sorry Ken ;-)

    ReplyDelete