The Telegraph reports that up to 100,000 people may have paid too much tax, as a result of the ongoing tax coding problems arising from the new HMRC computer system.
The newspaper quotes a memo sent to tax organisations by David Ellis, from HMRC's Business Customer Unit:
"Our contact centre has received roughly 50,000 calls about this matter and has estimated that there could be up to 100,000 people affected in total.
If you receive any enquiries from your employees or pensioners about this please ask them to contact us in the usual way."
Good luck to those who are trying to get through to a call centre to correct their codes.
Tax does have to be taxing.
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