Tax Disputes & Resolutions

Being subject to a tax investigation by HMRC can be an unsettling experience, and a drain on you personally, and your resources. In these circumstances, it’s always best to have experts advising you, who understand HMRC’s agenda and processes. Applying tax legislation to each client’s specific circumstances with confidence, haysmacintyre can undertake all financial and technical analysis, negotiate with HMRC and seek a settlement on your behalf, should one be required.

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How we can help you

haysmacintyre’s tax team has in depth experience of dealing with HMRC on behalf of private clients, businesses, charities and trusts.

Our experience ranges from negotiating settlements with HMRC, disclosures, investigations, Code of Practice 9 fraud enquiries, appeals and all types of disputes with HMRC.  You can be assured the team have a proven track record, hold a detailed knowledge of HMRC’s powers and processes and keep you fully up to date with progress.

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HMRC now has access to more data than ever before and it’s investigative capabilities are far-reaching. If HMRC opens an enquiry against you, it can be disruptive, stressful, and costly for you personally and/or your business. Because of this, an HMRC investigation is not something you should take on alone.

Our service provides you with:

  • An experienced and knowledgeable team who have worked at a senior level within HMRC or successfully settled enquiries within professional practice.
  • An efficient approach to your specific needs to help you manage your disputes strategically.
  • A proven track record of obtaining the most favourable results for our clients, so that you can count on us to get you the best possible outcome.

No matter your challenge, we are here to help.

Tax Disputes insights

We regularly provide commentary on the latest news regarding Tax Disputes. Click below to read all of our analysis and insights.

Have you received a nudge letter?

HMRC's 'One to Many' campaigns - or nudge letters - are greatly increasing in activity. For our analysis on nudge letters, and what you should do if you receive one, click to read more.

Code of Practice (COP) 9

COP9 is HMRC's most serious civil investigation type. The process is lengthy and is not something to take on without professional advice. Read more about the COP9 process and the steps you should take.

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