Articles tagged HMRC:

House of Lords Slams HMRC Over Loan Charge

  • 4 Dec 2018

If you’re unfamiliar with the Loan Charge, read my initial blog on it HERE and my Spectator article HERE. Today there’s been a major development with the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee issuing a damning report about HMRC’s conduct. It says taxpayers are being treate...

The Loan Charge Scandal: Why The Treasury Must Embark on a U-turn

  • 2 Nov 2018

This article first appeared in this week’s edition of The Spectator You probably haven’t heard of the Loan Charge. I hadn’t until a couple of months ago when I told listeners of my LBC radio show that I would soon be interviewing Mel Stride, the Financial Secretary to the Tre...

How Can HMRC Defend Retrospective Taxation Going Back 20 Years?

  • 13 Sep 2018

This week on my CROSS QUESTION show we had a fairly robust discussion which ended with a text question on something which on the face of it is very unfair. Thousands of self-employed people are being harassed by HMRC for thousands of pounds – in many cases tens of thousands o...