I see that This Is Money reports that HMRC wants to send ESC A19 "the way of the dodo" (as per the quote from an HMRC spokesman).
Dodos aside, the spokesman went on to say:
"ESC A19 itself can no longer apply in all but a handful of cases as we reconcile all cases at the end of the tax year."HMRC's desire to abandon ESC A19 should come as no surprise, as the threat to ESC A19 has been noted several times on this site eg last July.
Tax does have to be taxing.
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