The number of UK tax debts rose by 22% during 2007-08, leaving an
outstanding bill of £17bn, according to a Commons Public Accounts Committee
HM Revenue Customs had been slow to introduce basic receivables management
methods used by most organisations.
In recent years, HMRC has made more methods of payment available to
taxpayers, but has not kept up with the latest developments in payment
technoloy, the report noted.
It could benefit by risk-scoring debtors, and by undertaking collection
activities outside of 9-5 hours, when this tended to be the best time to contact
"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a matter of serious concern," say Supreme Court judges
Crowe Clark Whitehill , the top 20 accountancy firm, has announced the promotion of Chris Mould to partner
The latest opinions from Accountancy Age on Making Tax Digital, and outline plans to evolve the UK's corporate governance regime
Five million taxpayers are ow using digital personal tax accounts (PTA) as part of the making tax digital strategy, HMRC said