So, just a few days after HMRC announced that it would be billing millions of taxpayers for an extra £1,400 or so in the run-up to Christmas, this is the latest idea. Get employers to hand over all your salary to HMRC, who will then deduct the right amount of tax and pass on the remainder on to you.
What could possibly go wrong?
Should anyone wish to see the consultation document, it's here. You've got three days left to send the Government your thoughts.