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​A sole trader who ran into difficulties with HMRC

A sole trader who had an engineering business ran into difficulties with HMRC when he received notice that he had liabilities totalling over £30,000 due for unpaid PAYE, VAT and self-assessment.

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Upcoming Training

  • Understanding Orders Charging Land and Orders for Sale (S)

    09 May 2016 - 10:30

    This skilled level course will provide an overview of the legislation and case law on orders charging land and orders for sale in Northern Ireland and the process for obtaining and challenging these orders. This course will soon be accredited with OCNNI.
  • An Introduction to Universal Credit

    10 May 2016 - 10:30

    Universal Credit will fundamentally change the current means-tested benefits and tax credit systems as we know it. This in depth 1 day course will explain the detailed rules of Universal Credit including the basic conditions of entitlement, financial conditions, benefit caps, under occupancy...
  • What you need to know about Child Maintenance

    11 May 2016 - 10:30

    Child maintenance is a vital but often misunderstood source of financial help for lone parents. This practical and informative briefing will allow advisers to gain a better understanding of the Child Maintenance Service’s functions to help their clients navigate the service more effectively and...
  • Rates: Enforcement and Liability (S)

    16 May 2016 - 10:30

    This skilled level course provides a comprehensive overview of Rates in Northern Ireland. It will enable you to advise your client on their rights and responsibilities in relation to Rates including liability, exemption, calculations, bills, help with rates and the debt recovery process. This...
  • Identifying Social Policy Issues

    17 May 2016 - 10:30

    This half day training course will enable you to understand and identify what social policy issues are and how you can gather evidence and record the issues more effectively for campaigning and lobbying purposes. It will also look at practical steps that can be taken to address social policy issues.
  • Introduction to Providing Debt Advice (G)

    23 May 2016 - 10:30

    This generalist level course is accredited with OCNNI at Level 3. It will help you understand the basic principles of money advice; explore the nature and extent of a debt problem and how to check your client’s liability.This course (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for attending other wiseradviser...

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