This pledge came after the taxman admitted some of its offices had problems in storing tax returns, resulting in the launch of tax inquiries ‘without the officer having had sight of the paper return’, The Times reported.
This resulted, in some cases, in needless tax inquiries being launched.
One tax consultant told the newspaper it had become obvious that the Revenue was failing to read the information sent in as it would often ask for information already supplied.
The Revenue has now implemented new processes to make sure that officers read taxpayers’ submissions before launching investigations.
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