HMRC staff and service levels stretched

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HMRC staff and service levels stretched.

Yet more evidence that the tax profession agrees with union PCS that staff cuts at HMRC make no sense at all:

The government may be under pressure to cut costs in a variety of areas in the so-called ‚Äòemergency Budget’ to be delivered on 22 June, but HMRC staff shouldn’t be one of them, argues John Kimmer, the newly appointed technical officer for the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT).

“We absolutely cannot afford to lose any more staff from HMRC – it’s struggling as it is,” says Kimmer.

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