Ian Schoolar, the Revenue’s first marketing director, admitted that the name of the department would be discussed once work got under way on a new strategic marketing campaign.
John Whiting, president of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, commented: ‘The Board of the Inland Revenue doesn’t sound like a warm, cuddly, customer-focused organisation but on the other hand, what could they name it?’
AccountancyAge.com has now launched a competition for the best suggestion for a new name. The winner will receive £100 in Oddbins vouchers.
So far there have been numerous suggestions. These include:
Inland Robinu, Paytaxia, Taxyoo, Community Chest, Give & Take and the National Wealth Service.
We’d like to hear from readers who have any better ideas.
To enter, mail us at email@example.com.
Andrew Tyrie airs views on the Finance Bill, 'Making Tax Policy Better' report, and Brexit
In our latest managing partner Q&A looking towards 2017, CVR Global's Richard Toone talks about recruitment, and the potential threat of competition from the legal sector, as key issues for the firm in the coming year
Deloitte to avoid tendering for government contracts over the next six months, to appease Theresa May following consultant's report that painted a less-than-flattering picture of Brexit plans
In our first Q&A looking towards 2017, Menzies senior partner Julie Adams flags up increasing digitisation, aligned with more hands-on consultative services, as the key mix for her practice