HMRC Is Shite

HMRC Is Shite
Dedicated to the taxpayers of Britain, and the employees of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC), who have to endure the monumental shambles that is HMRC.

Friday, 20 February 2009

Debt Collection II

Debt Collection IIHMRC, in the face of mounting opposition from the unions, business and finance professionals to their plans to outsource debt collection have told Accountancy Age:

"We will only proceed with a pilot once we are satisfied that the benefits outweigh the risks."

Two points that people need to bear in mind:

1 Benefits to whom? HMRC or the taxpayers?

2 The risks include the loss of taxpayers' personal data handed over to private firms.

Tax does have to be taxing.

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  1. As someone who works in DMB, I've said it and said it again - HMRC may as well flush these small debts down the bog

  2. Agreed,

    HMRC is now not a tax collecting department its a debt holding department !.

  3. HMRC is now not a tax collecting department its a spreadsheet producing department!.

  4. HMRC is now even more of a spreadsheet producing department, especially here in DMB, where we have had to fill out DAR (Daily Assessment Record) sheets evey day since last October.

    Haven't those sad little twats at the top pissed us off enough already?

    It was also announced quite recently that the DMB office in Manchester is about to become a workhouse - sorry 'call centre', to handle the collection of debts more 'efficiently' & yet the union wasn't even consulted.

    Just goes to show: HMRC, the employer I work for, is well and truly shite.

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    Is this anything to do with the conversation?