Tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance has been at the forefront of many recent budgets. Measures have been announced to collect more of the tax due by targeting HMRC resources to these areas.
The Financial Times (FT) today discusses a drive by HMRC to triple the number of prosecutions of serious and complex tax evaders. The crackdown announced by George Osborne in his Summer Budget will be spearheaded by the civil and criminal investigations teams at the Revenue. Continue reading