HMRC Is Shite

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Tuesday, 21 July 2015

HMRC's Dismal Performance

HMRC has experienced a dismal decline in call handling performance, as per the ICAEW

% Call attempts  handled
Call attempts made

Q/E 31 December 2013
Q/E 31 March 2014
Q/E 30 June 2014
Q/E 30 September 2014
Q/E 31 December 2014
Q/E 31 March 2015

Additionally, the number of calls being made over the period has increased.

Quite clearly, aside from the failure rate, the increase ion calls indicate that all is not well on the "good ship" HMRC.

As Elaine Clark notes, in Q1 2015 5 million calls went unanswered. She also goes on to note that the reasons for these calls need to be identified, in the hope that the root causes of people's queries/problems can be addressed.

This is a state of affairs that cannot be allowed to continue.

Tax does have to be taxing.

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  1. The likes of lyn incompetent homer and ruth pisshead owen think the figures are ok. Try looking at the post turnaround figures which are truly shocking.....
    Thanks to the way the department is (mis)managed.

  2. The high heid yins actually believe that the numer of calls is going to reduce dramatically in the next year or so due to everything being done online. " Digital by default" is getting shoved down everyone's throat.