TaxAdministrationMerger bill promises improved tax services

Merger bill promises improved tax services

The government has promised to improve customer service for businesses and individual taxpayers through the new merged tax department, in a bill published today.

Link: Legislation due on Revenue and Customs merger

The commissioners for Revenue and Customs bill will integrate the two existing departments and, according to paymaster general, Dawn Primarolo, improve services.

‘We are committed to ensuring that our tax administration is best placed to deliver the best possible service to tax payers,’ said Primarolo.

‘The establishment of HMRC, integrating the work of Customs and the Revenue, represents a major contribution to the Government’s public service reform agenda, aimed at delivering real service improvements for people and businesses throughout Britain.’

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