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Settling your tax dispute with HMRC in good time and achieving the right outcome

A challenge from HMRC is often distressing and it is important to appoint an experienced professional, familiar with how HMRC operates, to handle the dispute and achieve the right outcome. Without the right adviser a dispute can be unresolved for many years and costly both in terms of professional fees and the ultimate monetary settlement of tax, interest and penalties.

Our Approach

We will undertake a comprehensive review to fully understand the background and key issues relating to the dispute and then recommend a strategy for dealing with the dispute which usually starts with making contact with the relevant parties, HMRC for example.

Our understanding of the structure of HMRC allows us to direct our communication to the correct place and quickly agree an approach with HMRC.

Our work typically involves regular meetings with HMRC, our clients and other professional advisers and preparation of comprehensive technical reports for submission to HMRC or the Courts.

Our key services

HMRC enquiries

HMRC Code of Practice 8

HMRC Code of Practice 9 and the Contractual Disclosure Facility

Furlough fraud and errors

Employment status enquiries

Disclosure of internal frauds

Residence and domicile challenges

Voluntary disclosures to HMRC

Criminal tax investigations

Expert Witness

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Key Contact

Sarah Scala

Associate Partner


I am a Chartered Tax Adviser and a Dispute Resolution Specialist. I spent over eight years resolving tax disputes full time in a national team. We assist clients across the UK and beyond and I can be reached on the contact details for a no obligation confidential discussion in relation to any of the services listed above.

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Our Clients Say

Claritas Tax’s technical updates are a great ‘value add’ for our team. Claritas manage to distil enough relevant information into short but focused sessions that really help us to better identify potential tax issues and opportunities as they arise.

–   Dom Orsini, GCA Altium

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Our Solutions

Which area can we help you with?

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Corporate and International Tax

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Employment Taxes

Grant Funding

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Innovation Reliefs

Land and Property

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Private Client

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Share Schemes and Valuations

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Transactions Tax

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Venture Capital Tax Reliefs

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Working with Accountants

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To find out more about what we do, please get in touch.

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