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Gauke criticises airport VAT scam

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David Gauke has been re-appointed financial secretary to the Treasury in the new Conservative government.

HMRC has claimed it increased its tax take by 15%, up £3.2bn on last year, bringing in a record £23.9bn from “increased activity” on unpaid tax.

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Doubts have been raised about whether HMRC has enough resources to tackle the most serious forms of tax evasion after official figures showed that just four inspec

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HMRC is celebrating a legal victory after the Court of Appeal ruled against a £68m scheme used to avoid stamp-duty land tax (SDLT), overturning a previous ruling by the 

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The government has signed an agreement to exchange tax information with France, Germany, Italy and Spain in an effort to catch and deter tax evaders.

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HMRC has successfully challenged a tax avoidance scheme to allow wealthy people to pay little or no tax on their income, in a court ruling that it said will protec

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David Gauke, exchequer secretary to the Treasury, has agreed to review a series of proposals submitted by BDO on changes to the tax regime for medium-sized businesses.

New technology is spearheading HMRC’s efforts to improve transparency and close the tax gap, according to Treasury minister David Gauke.

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