Tax investigation

Minimise worry with our tax investigation services

Have you become subject to an HMRC tax enquiry? Let us quickly resolve it for you.

Yes, we’ll also liaise with the taxman on your behalf.

tax investigation

In the past several years, HMRC’s scope of power to inspect financial records has increased the number of investigations.

Being investigated by the taxman is hardly a pleasant experience.

It’s nerve-racking and totally unavoidable.

So if HMRC has found a few anomalies in your tax returns, existing assets, overseas bank accounts or any other sources, 3E’S can help.

HMRC also issues spot checks to a random sample of taxpayers even if you meet all statutory requirements.

Our HMRC tax investigation protection service will guide you until the end.

What you get with 3E’S tax investigation services

Our clients love us for our brilliant services.

Is 3E'S the right choice
for your business?

We could throw a long list of reasons at you for working with us. But we’ll stick with a few:

Our proactive approach can help expedite the resolution of any investigation.

Navigate tax investigations with confidence, backed by our expert guidance.

Have peace of mind knowing seasoned professionals are managing your case.

We provide robust support during tax investigations without a hefty price tag.

Focus on your business while we handle the complexities of the tax investigation.

Frequently asked questions

Our experienced tax investigation team handles negotiations with HMRC on your behalf, ensuring clear and timely communication. We begin by thoroughly understanding your situation, reviewing all relevant documentation, and preparing a comprehensive response to HMRC’s inquiries.

Throughout the process, we advocate for your interests, aim to reduce potential penalties and strive to achieve a fair resolution. We also keep you informed at every stage, providing guidance and support to alleviate any concerns you may have.

The duration of a tax investigation can vary significantly depending on the case’s complexity, the scope of HMRC’s inquiries, and the availability of requested documentation.

On average, a straightforward investigation might take a few months, while more complex cases can extend to a year or longer.

Factors that may affect the timeline include the responsiveness of all parties involved, the thoroughness of record-keeping, and any disputes that may arise during the process.

The outcomes of a tax investigation can vary based on the findings of HMRC. Potential outcomes include:

  • If HMRC finds that your tax affairs are in order, the investigation may conclude with no additional action required.
  • If discrepancies are found, you may be required to pay additional tax, interest, and possibly penalties.
  • HMRC may impose penalties, which can range from a percentage of the unpaid tax to more severe financial penalties, depending on the nature and severity of any errors or omissions.
  • In cases of serious tax fraud, HMRC may pursue criminal prosecution, which can result in significant fines and even imprisonment.

We aim to minimise the impact on your business and ensure a fair and efficient resolution.

Knowledge to power your business

Explore our carefully-picked accountancy blogs, company news and industry updates.
How to navigate associated company rules to reduce corporation tax

According to the latest corporation tax law as of April 2023, companies that earn over £250,000 in profits within a tax … Read more

How to maximise efficiency with RPA in accounting

Robotic process automation (RPA) is regarded as one of the prime use cases of Artificial Intelligence. According to the Global RPA … Read more

How to do Capital Gains Tax planning for property selling the right way

Selling a property is an important financial decision. Often, you’d do it for the money you’d make from the sale, as … Read more

Our awards

Womens Silver Winner award
our-awards
Global awards 2019 ACQ5
Innovation and excellence awards
FSB small business awards

Download freebies

Grab free copies of accounting eBooks, tax checklists, business guides and other information from 3E’S.

Looking for accountants
to help you grow your business in the UK?

Streamline your accounting and financial processes with award-winning accountants.

Grow your business, and build lasting client relationships.

X

Discover how we can support your business.

Our unique combination of expert accountants, dedicated client managers, and full range of accountancy solutions has always impressed our clients.

Contact now