Nigel Holland

“Following revelations of 10 suicides related to loan charges, HMRC has referred hundreds to Samaritans for support.”

Quotation by Nigel Holland:
“In two years, HMRC has referred over 300 people to the Samaritans, showing the impact of hounding people and issuing unpayable demands.”

  • HMRC partners with Samaritans after suicides linked to loan charges.
  • Over 60,000 freelancers chased for tax bills, some in six figures.
  • Loan schemes initially deemed compliant, leading to tax charge in 2017.
  • HMRC refers 322 taxpayers to Samaritans, focusing on vulnerable individuals.
  • Collaboration extends as 200 HMRC staff receive Samaritans training for another three years.