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UK tax bodies seek urgent feedback on HMRC powers

Leading UK tax bodies have issued an urgent call for evidence on the tax authority’s exercise of its powers, to inform an evaluation of the implementation of powers introduced since 2012 …

HM Revenue & Customs has established a Professional Standards Committee, chaired by Tax Assurance Commissioner Melissa Tatton, to take advice from independent experts and advise the HMRC commissioners on the exercise of statutory powers. Tax professionals welcomed this and other steps intended to strengthen public trust in HMRC’s operations, which Financial Secretary to the Treasury Jesse Norman announced in July 2019 …

My news story for Tax Notes (paywall), February 5:

U.K. Tax Bodies Seek Urgent Feedback on HMRC Powers