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Jersey's government sends tax forms to children by mistake

It comes as people are preparing to submit their forms for last year's tax year. Credit: ITV Channel TV

Jersey's government has had to apologise for sending out tax forms to children as young as nine years of age.

It says a 'fewer than a hundred tax forms' have been sent out to children with the States putting it down to 'human error'.

It comes as people are preparing to submit their forms for last year's tax year.

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It follows a few difficult months for the tax office after having to deny miscalculating islanders' tax rates.

People have also faced delays in receiving their 2018 tax return, with the digitisation of the tax system cited as the main cause of the problem.