HMRC has a new super computer, Connect, to target ghosts and moonlighters

Do You Know Your Ghosts from your Moonlighters?

By David Redfern 15th May 2019

Tax Evaders Targeted by HMRC Supercomputer ‘Connect’ HMRC is targeting tax evaders, such as ‘ghosts’ and ‘moonlighters’, through its new £100m supercomputer ‘Connect’, which is designed to pursue those whose income and expenditure do not appear to be balanced. Tax preparation specialist David Redfern, Managing Director of DSR Tax Claims […]

HMRC Phone Scams

Protect Yourself against HMRC Scams

By David Redfern 8th May 2019

HMRC Phishing Scams Continue to Rise despite Repeated Warnings Despite continued action and warnings, HMRC ‘phishing’ scams continue to rise with criminals using increasingly sophisticated methods to target UK taxpayers. With reports of criminal activity using landlines, emails, text messages and social media to distribute bogus HMRC information, you might […]


Next Year’s Rollout for IR35 Private Sector Reform Questioned

By David Redfern 11th April 2019

Tax Preparation Specialist Questions Whether IR35 Off-Payroll Working Arrangements Ready for 2020 Roll-out to Private Sector Despite a number of controversies since IR35 reforms were first introduced for contractors and freelancers working within the public sector, HMRC is pushing ahead with plans to roll-out the reforms to cover contractors working […]

HMRC Disguised Remuneration Warning

What to Do If You Are Affected by HMRC’s Crackdown on Disguised Remuneration

By David Redfern 2nd April 2019

Taxpayers Affected by Introduction of Loan Charge on Friday Urged to Take Action Now Before Loan Charge Comes Into Force on 5th April As HMRC gears up to take action against the more than 40,000 businesses and individuals who have taken part in disguised remuneration schemes in order to avoid […]

Tax Relief for 2018-19

How to Maximise Your Tax Efficiencies before End of Tax Year

By David Redfern 19th March 2019

Tax Preparation Specialist Offers Recommendations for Making the Most of Tax Allowances before Tax Year End With yet another tax year about to come to a close on 5th April 2019, taxpayers in the UK have been offered expert guidance on maximising their various tax-free allowances before the end of […]