TaxPersonal TaxTelephone tax filing set for 2004

Telephone tax filing set for 2004

The Inland Revenue is planning to introduce a system that will allow people to file their tax returns via the telephone.

Link: Simpler self-assessment form on the way

The system will use voice recognition software and could be introduced as early as 2004. The news comes together with the launch of a pilot scheme for a simplified four-page tax return for people with straightforward tax affairs to go ahead next month.

Chas Roy-Chowdhury, head of taxation at the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, said telephone filing could be an example of the Revenue trying to achieve too much too soon.

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