Taxman Can Dip Into Your Bank Account, MPs Concerned

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: May 09, 2014 10:00 AM

A House of Commons committee has called for an urgent review after looking at details of the plan to give Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) the ability to take money from people’s bank accounts without a court order. The new power, which was announced in the 2014 budget, could lead to "fraud and error" leading to "serious detriment to taxpayers".