HMRC Is Shite

HMRC Is Shite
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Tuesday, 4 August 2020

HMRC's APN Collateral Damage


Graham Webber, Tax Director of WTT Consulting, is quoted by Contractor UK referring to the high level of withdrawn APNs:

“Except where the sums are large or there is suspected serious abuse or a particular sector is subject to a targeted campaign, such as contractors [have been], the ‘broad-brush’ approach to compliance [which APNs deliver] is sufficient to satisfy those who oversee them.

The fact that it creates confusion and cost and considerable anxiety for individuals on the wrong end of false or inappropriate APNs, we guess is seen as ‘collateral damage’ by HMRC’s strategists.

In short, unless you are worthy of individual attention from HMRC, the ‘one-size-fits-all’ strategy [of APNs] works most of the time, for most people [from the Revenue’s perspective].”

In other words, HMRC doesn't give a flying fuck!

Tax does have to be taxing.

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