Tax investigations can be stressful, costly and time consuming, and with the number of investigations on the rise, it pays to have the best advice.
Mazars' National Tax Investigations Group consists of specialists in all areas of taxation as well as the National Minimum Wage. Our team deals with matters ranging from individual tax disputes, to large, complex and high profile cases. We help individuals, companies and trusts selected for investigation - ranging from an aspect inquiry through cases of suspected serious fraud under Code of Practice 9 to criminal investigations.
Our team has many years of experience working in HM Revenue and Customs and private practice and can guide you or your business or company through the investigation process quickly and efficiently. If you are an employer, we can also review your systems and records so you can be confident in them, if approached by HMRC's Employer Compliance division.
- Advise in connection with any investigation, be it one covering Income Tax, Corporation Tax, Inheritance Tax, Employment Taxes and National Insurance, VAT or an IR35 status dispute,
- Provide expert assistance with National Minimum Wage issues
- Provide expert assistance with a serious fraud, civil or criminal investigation initiated by Fraud Investigation Service,
- Help manage voluntary disclosures.
To find out if we can help you, call us on:
020 7063 4639 or 0161 238 9235
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Who are the HMRC Fraud Investigations Service Unit and what do they do?
HMRC Criminal Investigations and unannounced visits under the Police & Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE)
Are you the subject of a HMRC investigation conducted under Code of Practice 8?
What does HMRC Civil Investigations conducted under Code of Practice 9 mean for you where fraud or dishonesty is suspected?
Are you at Risk of a National Minimum Wage Investigation?
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