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HMRC Scheme Enquiries and Accelerated Payment Notices

Contractors are often the prey of promoters of tax avoidance schemes promoted by offshore providers. These schemes are invariably promoted as 100% compliant, risk free and often as QC approved.

If you’ve ever been tempted by the promises made by these scheme promoters then the chances are you will receive (or may have already received) notification that the scheme you joined is being investigated.

This has now happened to thousands of contractors and many have now received Accelerated Payment Notices (APNs).

What are the implications of APNs?
And what you’d do. 

This has now happened to thousands of contractors and many have now received Accelerated Payment Notices (APNs). So do not panic and read what we recommend: every case is unique, but as long as you follow the right procedures, you’ll know what to expect.

Below you can see how an APN looks

APNs Letter

Click here to see some APN letter exmaples.

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Stay onshore

The simplest way to avoid receiving any form of demand would be to only use a UK based umbrella or accountancy firm. The One Click Group provide Umbrella and Accountancy services for contractors and whilst we can’t guarantee a 90% return on your contract, we can guarantee that you won’t lose any sleep from the way we look after your tax affairs.

 

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