Voluntary disclosures

The belt and braces approach to making voluntary disclosures

If you are considering making a voluntary disclosure to HMRC, getting your strategy right from day one is the best way of making sure you get your desired outcome. This mean it is essential that you get specialist tax advice from the beginning.

Our dedicated tax dispute resolution team can help. We have a proven track record of successfully resolving all levels and types of voluntary disclosures to HMRC.

Our team tailor their approach to meet your requirements and understand the importance of clear and effective communication throughout, minimising any stress and disruption.

We can handle the whole process on your behalf. We’ll work with you to disclose the taxes paid late, interest and any penalties that are due. And we’ll provide HMRC with all the necessary information to check that the disclosure is complete and accurate. Our aim it to get your voluntary disclosure resolved as quickly and effectively as possible.

Taxpayers who make such a disclosure are looked on favourably by HMRC, who offers considerable beneficial terms to those doing so.

Benefits in making a voluntary disclosure:

  • A streamlined and simplified system for disclosing unpaid taxes.
  • Keep your professional costs to a minimum.
  • Significantly reduces tax-geared penalties.
  • A low-impact approach with usually no need to meet HMRC.
  • Avoid a potential criminal investigation.

If you would like to talk to us about making a voluntary disclosure to HMRC, don’t hesitate to get in touch with team lead, John Hood.

John Hood is Moore Kingston Smith’s tax dispute resolution specialist. He is expert at dealing with complex and serious tax investigations launched by HMRC, settling matters on a civil basis. In the most serious cases, this can involve limiting the risk of the enquiry being escalated to a criminal investigation. John genuinely relishes the challenge… Read more

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