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Podcast Episodes

A summary of each podcast episode is shown below. You can download the episodes where you usually obtain your podcasts including: Apple Podcasts, Amazon music, Spotify, Google podcasts, Podcast addict, Podchaser, PlayerFM or play from the link below.

The podcasts provide tax CPD for accountants based in the UK

Can you help Dolores with her nudge letter?

Paul Malin of Paul Malin Consultancy is one of the country’s leading tax investigations specialists. Now running his own consultancy, he can be contacted through his website He specialises in helping accountants through more complex investigations. The episode runs through important topical issues including where we are up to with Covid investigations, how to deal with a ‘nudge letter’ through to the more complex investigation. The episode is split into easy to refer to chapters showing the timings. It covers: Covid tax investigations and where HMRC are up to ¬– Low-level compliance visit – How HMRC are using Connect – HMRC office structure and how it has changed over the years – The start of an investigation – What is a nudge letter – Can you help Dolores? – The let property campaign – Assessing own penalty – More serious cases – Code of practice 9 and meetings with HMRC – Common Reporting Standard – Payments on account, how much and the importance of communication – What if the tax payer has no idea what the nudge letter is about – Tax-geared penalty – Taxpayer (or is that customer) behaviour for the future – Deliberate and concealed – Can you horse-trade your way out of a penalty? A detailed guide on how tax investigations are working in 2023.

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