HMRC targets rag trade and alcohol industry

Tax evaders in the rag trade and alcohol industry are among the latest targets for HMRC investigators.

The Revenue has announced new teams of investigators who will target those who do not pay the right amount of tax in three sectors, including:

  • The rag trade in the Midlands, North Wales and North West, including manufacturing, wholesale, retail and textile recycling
  • The alcohol industry in Scotland, including Aberdeen and Inverness
  • Rental property in the South East

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the estimated £32bn tax gap

jmwaa | | Permalink

We hear a lot about this but how does HMRC arrive at their estimate of what HMRC 'thinks' they should collect?