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About Lambert Roper & Horsfield Limited


Taking care of you and your finances

We are a leading independent firm of Calderdale Chartered Accountants and specialists in business development and corporate finance, working across West Yorkshire and beyond.

We’ve been looking after our clients’ interests for more than 70 years and personal service is as important to us now as it was when our practice began. When you work with us, you can expect regular contact with the director who is your primary contact and the team members who deal with your affairs on a day-to-day basis.

We work with a huge variety of clients, so whether you are a private individual requiring tax advice or a business at any stage in its lifecycle – from starting out to planning for growth to preparing for a successful sale – we can help.

Whatever we do for you, you’ll have the reassurance of knowing that we work to the challenging standards required by highly respected regulatory authorities.

We believe in excellence in everything we do but for our clients’ peace of mind, we are also subject to a range of independent, external controls to maintain our high standards – please read about our Quality of Service here.

To find out more about how we can help you, please contact LRH accountants in Calderdale.

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Telephone: 01422 360788

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Latest News

I have been sent a nudge letter by HMRC – What should I do next?

October 7th, 2021

Thousands of taxpayers across the UK have received ‘nudge letters’ from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) encouraging them to declare unpaid tax.

The reasons for being targeted vary but the impact of being contacted by HMRC can cause a lot of stress, leaving many taxpayers unsure about what they should do.

Who is HMRC targeting with nudge letters?

HMRC has said there are a number of reasons why they may issue a nudge letter to a taxpayer, but a large number of these communications seem to come from HMRC obtaining information that suggests a taxpayer has overseas income or gains.

They are also concerned that some taxpayers may not have paid the remittance basis charge – a flat rate tax charge on overseas income and gains for particular qualifying individuals living but not domiciled in the UK.

HMRC has said that its letters may not indicate what year income or gains were realised, which means their enquiries could relate to multiple tax years and more than one asset.

This lack of transparency has left many nudge letter recipients bemused.

What should you do if you receive a nudge letter?

The first thing is not to panic. HMRC has said taxpayers may be contacted because of:

  • Discrepancies in the data received from overseas tax authorities;
  • Changes to an individual’s personal circumstances or tax laws; or
  • New information supplied to them that requires clarification.

HMRC typically gives taxpayers 30 days to respond to a letter before it begins to take any action, although in some cases it may ask you to respond sooner.

While it is important to respond quickly, if you cannot provide a suitable answer within this timescale, HMRC may offer an extension if one is requested.

Who can help with HMRC nudge letters?

If you receive a nudge letter from HMRC you should seek help from a tax adviser at the earliest opportunity. They can communicate with HMRC about its requirements, assess the reason for the letter and calculate what tax may be due.

In some cases, taxpayers that have undeclared overseas income and gains may be able to use the Worldwide Disclosure Facility, which could help to reduce penalties and the tax bill.

Link: HMRC sends ‘nudge’ letters to non-doms over unpaid tax

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