2016-17 Self Assessment (SA) tax calculator: fix is due to be in place Monday 23 October 2017 - Tax agent blog

Thank you for your continuing support regarding errors in HMRC’s SA tax calculator 2016-17. A fix is due to be in place by Monday 23 October 2017, until then your choices for SA are:
1) Await the implementation of the fix on 23 October 2017 and then file online
2) Continue to file online if your current software allows you to do so.
3) File on paper (preferably with a covering letter identifying the Exclusion).

Cyber security - Fail to prepare, prepare to fail

The recent Government Cyber Security Breaches survey showed ‎that though businesses are more aware than ever before, many need to prepare.
You can find information about Cyber Security at Cyber Aware. This is a cross government website, which provides information based on expert advice from the National Cyber Security Centre, part of the Government Communications Headquarters.
You can also find information about protecting your login details and reducing the risk of fraud when using HMRC Online Services, at HMRC's online security information for agents.

The National Minimum Wage and the tax avoidance cycle - Talking Points meetings

We have two meetings this week – one on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and the other on the tax avoidance cycle. The NMW Talking Points meeting is on Thursday 21 September 2017, from 11am to midday. The tax avoidance cycle and how to get out of it, takes place on Friday 22 September 2017, at midday to 1pm.