More task forces on the prowl
During February, HMRC has announced four new specialist task forces to combat evasion in high risk sectors.
HMRC has set up 35 task forces since the first one targeting restaurants was launched in May 2011. The initiatives bring together teams that carry out short bursts of concerted “1:1 compliance activity” in areas where there is evidence of high risk of tax evasion and fraud.
The latest task forces (and the amounts they expect to raises) will focus on: