Agent Update 104: points of interest

ICAEW’s Tax Faculty highlights key news and reminders for agents including: new option for identity verification; withdrawal of FBI2; crypto gains and losses; and voluntary class 2 national insurance contributions (NIC). Agent Update 104 contains numerous updates for agents. Many have been shared in tax news, but the following should also be noted. HMRC identity […]

HMRC interest rates for late and early payments increase again

As HMRC interest rates are linked to the Bank of England base rate, its 15 December increase from 3% to 3.5% has triggered another increase in rates for late payments and repayment of tax. HMRC has announced increases to both interest charged on late paid tax and the rate paid on repayments of tax. These […]

Agent Update 103: points of interest

ICAEW’s Tax Faculty summarises issues and reminders for agents including: a new agent toolkit; CGT 60-day paper returns; updates to HMRC’s app; tax returns for deceased individuals; webinars; HMRC’s online forms; COVID-19 VAT deferrals; and XBRL tagging of 2022 accounts. HMRC Foreign Income Toolkit HMRC has published a new toolkit to assist agents declaring foreign […]