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Gauke criticises airport VAT scam


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.


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


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 


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.


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


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.