Workers at HMRC are to strike across the UK next week in protest over jobs cuts and the closure of walk-in tax-enquiry centres.
A spokesman for the Public and Commercial Services union, which has about 60,000 members at HMRC, said there will be daily strikes next week. Regions will strike on different days.
HMRC plans to cut about 10,000 jobs by 2015. It has cut about 37,000 jobs since 2005, according to the PCS.
The PCS says that a lack of resources means that billions of pounds in tax is lost each year through evasion and avoidance and cuts will worsen things.
"The dispute is about staffing," a PCS spokesman said. "Yea...