Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Getting worried are we?

The tax authorities must crack down on late payers, a powerful committee of MPs will say today in criticising HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for the enormous sums owed by businesses and individuals.

Edward Leigh, the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, said: "The department must try every means it can to tackle what is likely to become a growing problem of tax debt … ".

Getting worried about the expenses are we? Perhaps it might help if MPs paid a little more tax.