Reposted from Accountingweb
The government has launched a new public/private debt collection agency for government departments including HMRC.
Now couple of things here lovely readers…
1) As Mike Fleming commented on the accountingweb site:-
Equifax ltd is owned by Equifax EUA ltd and that company is owned by Equifax Luxembourg (no3)SARL
I do hope that HMRC have carried out the necessary due diligence on their new partners paying particular attention to the Luxembourg connections and if this is Company number 3 how many more are there and what is their purpose? God forbid that it could have anything to do with tax avoidance?
I am of course sure that HMRC have covered this point in their pre partnership discussions and we all have nothing to be concerned about.
2) The article states; “… at least £22bn was owed to the government and that the approach to collecting debt, such as tax and benefit…
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