A BARROW handyman is being chased by the taxman for owing almost £20,000 for unpaid taxes.

HMRC's current list of deliberate tax evaders, published on January 20, reveals Callum Scott Humphreys failed to pay tax on £27,273.02 between 2015 and 2017.

The total amount of penalties charged is £19,091.11.

Humphries is formerly of Robert Street and Egerton Court in Barrow.

Individuals and businesses will be charged a penalty when a payment is 30 days late, then again at six and 12 months. HMRC charges interest on penalties.