Tax has made an unscheduled return to the media’s attention. With a large number of companies obtaining loans, grants and other support from the taxpayer there is increasing attention once again on the conduct of those companies.
Almost inevitably Margaret Hodge, former Chair of the Public Accounts Committee has become involved in this renewed controversy.
After the financial crash of 2008/9 it was mainly the banks under scrutiny as they were the ones that received the vast majority of taxpayer’s support. In the coronavirus crisis, support has been more widely spread and therefore any company which received government support can expect an increased focus on its tax affairs.
Primondell will be running a series of courses in the Autumn on Professional Conduct in relation to Taxation and Protecting your Client’s Reputation.