HMRC to move into new UK Government Hub in Edinburgh from April 2020

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will be the largest department based at the flagship UK Government Hub in Edinburgh, now dubbed "Queen Elizabeth House", when the first teams start to move in from April 2020.

Published 15 July 2019

HMRC applied Scottish tax rates to some Welsh taxpayers by mistake

Some taxpayers in Wales have been paying the wrong rate of tax after having the Scottish tax code mistakenly applied to them, HMRC has admitted.

Published 15 May 2019

Crackdown on VAT scheme abuse may impact businesses, CIOT warns

New measures to crackdown on abuse of a VAT simplification scheme may be ineffective and have unwelcome consequences for tax-compliant small businesses, the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has warned.

Published 16 February 2017

420,000 potential Scots taxpayers did not receive HMRC letter

HMRC is making progress in ensuring that income tax levied under the Scottish rate will be assessed and collected properly, but still faces significant challenges to ensure that all Scottish taxpayers are correctly identified, according to a report by the National Audit Office.

Published 20 December 2016

HMRC launch webinars for self-employed

HM Revenue & Customs is offering a selection of webinars to help the self-employed get tax advice, with advisers on hand to answer any typical tax questions.

Published 2 September 2016

Devolved income tax powers could face delays

Partial control over income tax rates in Scotland may not be devolved before the Scottish budget is presented to Holyrood, according to an internal HMRC document.

Published 9 September 2015

HMRC failing to provide 'timely service', says Citizens Advice

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has come under fire from Citizens Advice for leaving taxpayers waiting on the phone for too long.

Published 9 September 2015

Scots residents to receive letter explaining new tax law

Every home in Scotland is set to receive a letter explaining how the new Scottish Rate of Income Tax (SRIT) will work.

Published 14 July 2015

HMRC's treatment of disabled man described by tribunal judge as 'outrageous'

The tax authorities have been slammed by a judge who called their treatment of a dyslexic man “outrageous”.

Published 14 July 2015