HMRC “fully refutes” RAVAS’s claim it has been soft on the fraud and said that it had had 27,550 applications to register for VAT from overseas online retail businesses since its measures on joint liability were introduced in 2016 and 2018. … [Read more...] about HMRC accused of ignoring online VAT fraud worth £1.2bn a year
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To watch the public impeachment hearings of Donald Trump is to experience a very particular form of whiplash. The House inquiry has featured a series of collisions, between Democrats and Republicans, yes, but also between accountability and its opposite. Here is a proceeding led in part by lawmakers who have, when it comes to the president, repeatedly prioritized fealty over facts. And here is the key question at hand—did Donald Trump extort a U.S. ally for his own political gain?—chafing against the other questionable matters not being addressed in the hearing: the reported frauds, the well-documented lies, the atmospheric fact of Trump’s bigotries. The precision guiding the House inquiry—bribery, high crimes and misdemeanors—is constitutionally mandated; it is a proportional response. Watching it play out, however, is a little like watching Hannibal Lecter getting tried for tax evasion. … [Read more...] about Why Isn’t a Rape Allegation Worth an Impeachment Inquiry?
The Financial Ombudsman Service says it receives about 100 complaints regarding mis-applied credit every year, mostly from individuals who have seen money come into their account and want to keep it. The ombudsman nearly always rules against them; just because the bank made a mistake does not mean you can keep the cash. Sally is considering taking her case to the ombudsman, but it says she may not have much joy– it can only rule if the banks acted improperly, and can't take action against the recipient. … [Read more...] about The £26,000 banking error
Private sector lender IndusInd Bank on Friday said it has launched its wealth management platform Pioneer Banking, which caters to high net-worth customers. "Induslnd Bank announced the launch of 'PIONEER' Banking, its wealth management platform," the private sector lender said in a BSE filing. Based on research-based capabilities of the bank, the new service merges wealth management solutions with an array of personal and commercial banking products. "Through this offering, we are bringing together superior privileges and lifestyle benefits, along with a wide array of curated banking products that suit the requirements of our valued customers....the PIONEER programme ...aims to restore the lost art of wealth management," Induslnd Bank Managing Director & CEO Romesh Sobti said. With no charges on non-maintenance of minimum balance, customers can enjoy the benefits of their Pioneer accounts without any worries, the bank informed. "This new proposition will cater to the distinct … [Read more...] about Induslnd Bank launches wealth management platform
It only works if you’re a customer of EE, O2, Three, Vodafone or Tesco Mobile and you’ll need to log in with your online account details. … [Read more...] about Martin Lewis raves about super cheap SIM only mobile deals that cost from £5 a month