If staff breach the Revenue’s computer misuse policy, they face a ban on promotion, financial penalties, or in extreme cases, sacking or prosecution, Computer Weekly reported.
The warning came from the Revenue’s tax credit office director Jim Harra who also revealed that staff have their own helpline to deal with an estimated 50,000 in-house tax credit claims.
And it seems staff face similar backlog problems that have hit general taxpayers, with those manning the staff helpline being unable to answer all the calls received.
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HMRC is continuing to ramp up the number of raids on premises it carries out as part of criminal investigations, searching 761 properties in the last year
Five million taxpayers are ow using digital personal tax accounts (PTA) as part of the making tax digital strategy, HMRC said
Since the release of HMRC’s plans for digital tax reforms, many have agreed with the call for a delay