For discussions relating to enquiry letters being sent out by HMRC.
This thread will provide news and information on the ongoing dispute with HMRC over the Montpelier double tax scheme (BN66/s58). It may also be of interest to deGraaf and Steed users.
I will try and post an update every Friday morning, whether there is anything to report or not.
Mod edit: Joining instructions.
This started elsewhere but should be on its own.
I have two takers so far.
To clarify this BIG GROUP is ONE GROUP across ALL schemes.
It does not impact action individuals may wish to take on their own or via other groups.
If you have generic questions regarding HMRC enquiries, this is the thread for you. If you have questions about your own enquiry or want to make contact with others who have used your loan scheme provider, look for the thread in this sub-forum.
The first thing to point out, however:
WE ARE NOT...
It's a common feature of these threads that lenders have become difficult to find and engage with.
We have recently had some experience in this arena.
In most schemes that used loans, certainly until 2011, loans were advanced by the company acting as trustee for a trust. In some cases, the...
The threads are filling up with stories of unexpected bills arriving from HMRC.
Whilst there is no substitute for getting proper advice that suits your own circumstances, the following general description may help reduce the shock.
However if you have an accountant - ask her/him for help. If...
I now have such a beast and am trying to find a way to get it on a forum thread.
It's a scanned document on my desktop that doesn't seem to want to attach itself to a message like this.
13 Questions you MUST ask about any scheme you are offered
The following is based on a piece originally written by and now replicated with kind permission of Jolyon Maugham QC and first appeared on the waitingfortax blog in 2014. I have shortened it and consequently any errors are mine.
Award-winning programme-maker, Tiger Aspect, is producing an observational documentary series on tax for Channel 4 and we would like to speak to anyone with an ongoing tax problem.
Filmed over the course of 2014 the series of three programmes will follow tax payers as they deal with a broad...
I am currently trying to reach a settlement in respect of a loan based scheme for which there has been a FTT ruling in favour of HMRC (Sandfield/Consulting Overseas).
As the organisers of the scheme are long gone, I have been trying to find professional representation, to help negotiate with...
The trustees of Newquay Professional Benefit Trust keeps on requesting that i sign loan agreements for the interest free loans they made available to me when i used their services for about 6 months in 2010...
The terms of the loan are "advanced unsecured loan to the borrower during the...
Hi - just received this from Contractor Helpdesk which is dealing with the Sanzar crisis....dammit....looks like I have to fork out loads of money to HMRC eventually....
Contractor Helpdesk last updated you in October 2013 about HMRC’s current mailing campaign (about the 2009/2010 and 2010/2011...
Hi - i was wondering if anyone might knowthe answer , or at least have an idea or opinion on the following questions:
1) Did all the people who recieved discovery letters for 08/09 already have open COP8 investigations?
2) Why did the discovery letters only start for the period 08/09 and not...
Hi - keen to get advice here
Re: EBT - Too late to Appeal?
I did not appeal an initial charge for 08/09 (received feb 2013) & in fact made a payment towards this
Subsequently received additional charges for 9/10 & 11/12 - and send std edge appeal letter for them within 30 day limit
Has anyone seen this?
HM Revenue & Customs: Contractor loan schemes
Does this mean that HMRC will be sending out more demands to scheme users ?
Please see revised arrangements as set out below.
I have removed this content as it is now out of date.
I have just received a letter from HMRC for the period of 08/09 when I was using sanzar partnership and now i owe HMRC 18k!!!! even though i was only paid 28/hr for like 6 months.
I phoned HMRC and they said it is only an estimate, now shall i send my contract ie which shows how...
I have had a request from an Australian journalist looking for Aussies who are either affected by EBTs or the retro tax, Section 58.
If you are interested in talking to the press about how this will affect you, please drop me a PM and I will pass on your details.
ContractorUK has received a solicitor's letter on behalf of White Collar Financial Limited and would like to clarify some details.
This thread does not state or imply that White Collar Financial Limited run, or have ever run, an Employment Benefit Trust (EBT.) This forum was set up so that...
The intent here is to post links with information that may help people understand their situation.
HMRC/HMRC Procedural Docs
EBT Settlement Opportunity
HMRC Time Limits
HMRC Self Assessment Manual
HMRC Appeals and Tribunals Guidance
HMRC Codes of Practice
HMRC Enquiry Manual
As i deliberate what to I was just wondering what you are going to do or what you would do ?
There are some of us here who used this scheme knowingly , there are some of us here who believed they were compliant and believed the sales pitch
However we are all in the same boat
I've spoken to...
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