Corporation tax enquiries (COP 14)
Company tax matters are subject to the same compliance check regime as personal tax returns. These checks – also known as COP 14 enquiries – may be carried out as part of HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) random enquiry programme or when it has identified a mistake or risk in the company’s tax position.
HMRC has significant powers for obtaining information and corporation tax enquiries can be extended into investigation a company director’s personal tax affairs and even into those of his family.
Dealing with such an enquiry can be a daunting prospect, which is why expert advice for experienced tax professionals is essential.
Our expertise and understanding of the way that HMRC works, its information gathering powers and its penalty regime enable us to identify opportunities for resolving matters speedily and mitigating penalties, freeing company directors to focus on running their business.
To find out more about our tax investigation services in Edgbaston, Birmingham please contact Taxation-Investigation.