Should HMRC be allowed to collect tax debts from bank accounts?

Last Wednesday’s Budget included a proposal to allow HMRC to recover tax and tax credit debts of £1,000 or more directly from the taxpayer’s bank and building society accounts, including ISAs. HMRC can already seize goods, or take proceedings for recovery of income tax in the courts, and interest is charged on tax paid late. … Continue reading Should HMRC be allowed to collect tax debts from bank accounts?