I have heard this as well, but from what I was told it tends to be the market traders and the like who hand a lot of cash that get flagged up more often than not.Lons":3axp4cie said:There is advice out there for small businesses not to complete returns on line, probably doesn't affect you Steve if t/o is only £1300 pa.
Apparently it's automatically fed into software which analyses and compares against similar businesses leading to often unnecessary enquiries if yours doesn't "fit the model" :roll: It doesn't happen so often if paper due to procedures and work load.
You don't have to have done anything wrong to be subjected to a heavy handed approach it seems.
The only downside to submitting in paper form is they've brought the date for submission forward to October instead of January.
There's nowt wrong with my tax returns btw, it's just info I was given by a reliable source!
Depends how much it costs them to process your return! Remember it's a governmental department you're talking about there...billybuntus":2y0sr3gj said:Now £400 isn't a lot of money but times it by 5000 people or whatever figure they are turning away and that's a fairly large revenue stream?
There is a facility to save what you have already done and go back to it another time. Don't ask me how to do it as, after completeing a return for the past twelve years I so, I now find that I satisfy all the criteria for not completing a returnstevebuk":wplef793 said:why is the tax site so stupid, i have filled in most of the questions but needed to amend one section, it wont let me amend it as i have to go to my overview and delete the entire tax form and start again, bloody stupid..