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Collection of unpaid tax through your tax code

January 22, 2015 by blog editor

Currently, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) can collect tax debts of up to £3,000 by adjusting your Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax code. HMRC refers to this as ‘coding out’. The effect of this is to recover the debt from your income, by increasing the amount deducted from your income during the tax year.