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Appeal by agent

Brightonian
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Appeal by agent

Postby Brightonian » Mon Sep 25, 2023 4:13 pm

Hello, I have a very simple question but it's driving me mad that I can't see the answer anywhere.

I act for a small number of personal tax clients. Perhaps I've been lucky in that none of them have managed to incur penalties over the years. I have now taken on a client who has a number of late filing and late payment penalties. I want to appeal these on her behalf but can't find anything official that says I can do this. I am pointed to SA370, which needs to be signed by the client.

In the old days before self-assessment I worked for a large accountancy firm and we routinely made appeals on our clients' behalf. Can I still do that?

I feel a bit silly asking this, as I have worked in tax, off and on, for over 30 years. . . . .

Thank you.

bd6759
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Re: Appeal by agent

Postby bd6759 » Tue Sep 26, 2023 9:27 am

I am pointed to SA370, which needs to be signed by the client.
Says who?

Read the box at the bottom of page 2!

Brightonian
Posts:137
Joined:Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:31 pm

Re: Appeal by agent

Postby Brightonian » Fri Sep 29, 2023 12:13 pm

Hello,

Thank you for taking the time to point me in the right direction.

I feel rather silly now!

bd6759
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Re: Appeal by agent

Postby bd6759 » Fri Sep 29, 2023 5:20 pm

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