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Hmrc is asking for information on previous year's tax returns, but it is unlikely that the corporation tax will need to be amended. It is only detail. I retired 2 years ago, and all records have been passed to new accountants, and detail has been requested from new accountants. I am also physically unable to attend old client's offices. Whose responsibility is it to reply to hmrc with detail. New accountants have already supplied some schedules ( of which i do not have copies) , but old client thinks that i shouod respond ( without charge) not the current appointed firm. Any comments would be appreciated. Chris ************
Hello Chris, I am Keith, one of the experts on Just Answer, and pleased to be able to help you with your question.
What do HMRC actually want? I would suggest that it is the responsibility of your professional advisers not you. Are you a director of this company?
I would suggest that under the circumstances that as you have retired and properly handed over to a new firm that dealing with this matter is now the responsibility of the new accountant or the directors themselves. You appear to have behaved most properly and given every assistance within your power.
I would suggest that you keep well out of this matter, it is not your responsibility.
I do hope that you have found my reply of assistance.
Thank you or your support.