The ICAEW (that's the governing body of Chartered Accountants) thinks HMRC is underresourced. I agree — I belive HMRC woudl collect a lot more tax, and more fairly, it it was better staffed.
HMRC has to be properly resourced From Mr Paul Aplin. Sir, Much has been made of HM Revenue & Customs’ current ability to get things right (A step too far for UK tax authorities”, editorial, August 18). Is it not time to reflect on why it has never enjoyed the reputation of its predecessor departments the Inland Revenue and HM Customs & Excise?