HM Revenue and Customs


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HM Revenue and Customs

The office of the British government responsible for tax collection. It also pays certain state benefits, notably refundable tax credits and other payments related to taxation. It is governed by a board of directors and is responsible to the chancellor of the exchequer. It was created in 2005 by the merger of Inland Revenue and HM Customs.
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The loss of this data by HM Revenue and Customs is yet another example of the danger of putting sensitive information on an easy to lose format such as discs and the result of internal policies not being backed up by good security practice.
A spokesman for HM Revenue and Customs said it was too early to tell how successful the campaign had been.
He went on to note: "Designation not only required due diligence and detailed analysis of the BSX by HM Revenue and Customs during the application process, but also the involvement and support of Bermuda's Minister of Finance, her Financial Secretary and the Ministry for which the Council and staff of the BSX is grateful.
If the employee is unaware that income tax is not being paid by the employer, HM Revenue and Customs will usually pursue the employer for any tax due.
HM Revenue and Customs have warned of an unprecedented wave of false email messages and phone calls.
Bob Gaiger, HM Revenue and Customs spokesman, said vigilance by UK Border Agency officers helped prevent the drugs reaching the streets of Britain.
XBRL, which enables financial data to be processed automatically by computer software, would increase transparency, increase efficiency and lead to cost-savings for companies and HM Revenue and Customs, XBRL UK Limited added.
The committee's report said that the new guidelines were needed to avoid the impression that HM Revenue and Customs enjoyed an "unduly cosy" relationship with major companies.
Illegal contracts of employment are generally: Those contracts designed to defraud HM Revenue and Customs and the Department of Work and pensions by not paying income tax and/or national insurance contributions.
HM Revenue and Customs hope the findings of the new survey will encourage parents who haven't already opened an account for CTF-eligible children to do so as soon as possible and make ongoing contributions.
HM Revenue and Customs wanted to know what was happening with the ex-miner's pension.
The scheme is the idea of outside consultants hired by the HM Revenue and Customs Department.