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Published on 29 July 2014

Direct recovery of debt - LITRG response

While the LITRG supports HMRC’s existing power to satisfy a debt by taking money from a debtor’s bank account under the supervision of a judge, the current proposals to allow HMRC to bypass the courts in order to collect tax and tax credit debt would be contrary to the rule of law and would inflict disproportionate financial and human cost on vulnerable taxpayers.

Our submission can be found 


Robin Williamson

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