TaxPersonal TaxRevenue: ‘No records lost’.

Revenue: 'No records lost'.

A denial has been issued by the Inland Revenue following reports that it lost millions of tax records.

The Revenue said it had lost nothing and it only has ‘open records’ on a number of taxpayers – the result of being supplied with incomplete information. Press reports claimed around five million records for 1998-1999 had been lost due to information not being transferred properly from the Revenue’s national insurance recording system, run by Andersen Consulting, to COP, the PAYE computer.

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