The Lords System for the collection of taxes and duties was due to be in operation by July this year.
But now Treasury secretary Paul Boateng has revealed that only a few crucial aspects will be operational this summer, with the remainder of the system coming on stream at an unspecified date as part of a wider Customs and Excise IT shake-up.
This is not good news for e-gov plans, recently criticised in a National Audit Office report, which said the the Inland Revenue was unlikely to meet its target of getting 50% take up of electronic services by 2005.
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