2,250 inspectors lined up in HMRC crackdown
HM Treasury will continue in its fight against tax avoidance by the UK's wealthiest people with the recruitment of an additional 2,250 tax inspectors.
Speaking at the Liberal Democrats annual conference in Birmingham, Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury, confirmed that the additional HMRC staff will move into new anti-evasion and avoidance jobs targeting around 350,000 taxpayers.
More than 1,000 of these new HMRC roles are being advertised this month.
Mr Alexander said: