My thanks to a loyal reader who posted the following comment advising taxpayers with tax queries to raise their questions with large HMRC enquiry centres this Thursday.
"A MESSAGE TO ALL PEOPLE WHO ARE UPSET OR IN DISPUTE WITH HMRC:
They are sending as many higher grade staff into larger enquiry centres on Thursday to keep them open, so if you have a gripe or just want to get to talk to a higher grade or you want to see how little they know about tax (and most of them have never advised in an enquiry centre in their lives) visit a large enquiry centre on Thursday or just go in an request a payment they will not have a clue.
I heard a rumour today that they have thrown their toys out of the pram and want a regular enquiry centre worker with them as they don't know what to do.
Go make their lives as miserable as possible."
It certainly seems as though this will be an excellent opportunity to talk to a higher grade HMRC staff member:).
Those of you who try this, please let me know how you get on.
Tax does have to be taxing.
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