CIS Refunds and HMRC’s new promise to speed up the process

After spending yet another ¾ of an hour trying to get through to right person at HMRC we were told that CIS over payments for the tax year 2013/14 would take up to 5 weeks to process by HMRC, even if the year-end was filed weeks before the deadline!!

How unfair is that?

Over payments occur when Contractors have CIS tax deducted at source and do not have enough PAYE and deductions made from subcontractors to off set the amount against the deductions suffered by themselves.

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