The Inland Revenue is ‘incapable’ of reacting positively to the concerns of taxpayers and tax experts, according to a survey. The research claims the Revenue has ‘failed to learn from past years’ and insists that many aspects of its work – interest calculation, statements, incorrectly issued penalties, timeliness on dealing with enquiries – ‘are all areas which have shown little or no improvement.’ Criticism from the survey, produced by the UK200 Group, also focuses on the Revenue’s computer systems which it says are ‘creaking’ and delays for repayments. Full story: www.accountancyage.com/Tax/1107585.
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