Choosing a tax agent

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A tax agent is someone who deals with HMRC on your behalf and in theory could be anybody you like – a relative, a friend, even your next-door neighbour! However, because they will be dealing with your financial affairs on your behalf,it’s a far better idea if you choose someone with an expert knowledge of UK tax legislation, just like the tax experts at DSR Tax Refunds. If the thought of wading through all those HMRC forms, or scaling that mountain of paperwork, gives you the shivers then give our friendly and professional team a call on 0330 122 9972 and let us do the hard work for you.
Now, whilst it is possible for you to sort out your own dealings with the HMRC, we know how easy it is to get all confused when you are dealing with all those forms and all that legislation. And even worse than the hassle, you might end up losing out on your maximum refund or having to claw your way through a HMRC enquiry into your tax affairs. For that reason, many people turn to professionals like DSR Tax Refunds. DSR Tax Refunds will even smooth out any HMRC enquiry that might be opened, leaving you to spend your time doing things you enjoy instead of driving yourself mad with the paperwork.
What should you be looking for in a tax agent?
The thing about choosing a tax agent is that they will be representing you to HMRC and for that reason, it is really important to choose the right tax agent.
You need to look for a tax agent who is held in good standing with HMRC and someone with expert knowledge and a good reputation. The last thing you need is to place your trust in a tax agent who is likely to be dishonest with HMRC or try to pull the wool over your eyes – if your tax agent is making promises that sound ‘out of this world’ then there is a good chance that you will end up with HMRC on your back for trying to pull a fast one.
A reputable tax agent, like our professional team at DSR Tax Refunds, will only be ensuring that you don’t pay a penny more tax than you should. They won’t be trying to rip off HMRC, they will just be claiming back what is lawfully yours and not a penny more. We at DSR Tax Refunds are rightfullyproud of our good standing with HMRC and always work fully within UK tax legislation so you never need to worry that you will end up in trouble with HMRC. All we do is make sure that you get back what you are entitled to.
Does a tax agent sign forms on your behalf?
No, never! What we do is take the hassle and strain out of the paperwork, make sure that all the calculations are correct and that you are claiming for everything that you are entitled to claim for. When it comes to signing the paperwork, that is something that you need to do although we will help guide you through the paperwork so that you know exactly what you are signing.
You may wish that DSR Tax Refunds could do the signing for you so you don’t even have to bother with that, but these rules are to protect you so that you do not fall prey to fraudsters.
Why choose DSR Tax Refunds?
In short, because we are a leading firm of tax specialists. We have a great reputation with HMRC, with continual professional development and, unlike many accountants, expert knowledge of UK tax legislation. This means that we can use our expertise to help you get your maximum refund and fast! Our expert industry knowledge means that we know the regulations on things such as tax refunds and CIS returns inside out.
Our friendly and professional team are on hand to take you through every step of the process and to ensure that you get your maximum refund in as little as 21 days from the date we submit your claim to HMRC! Give us a call on 0330 122 9972 and let us put our expert knowledge to work on your behalf.

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