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Ex-policeman Nigel Cranswick has been jailed for 10 years after setting up a fake technology firm to claim back £330m in VAT - the largest VAT fraud case of its kind.


HMRC is increasing its use of powers to seize the assets of late-paying businesses and damaging small firms, according to McGrigors


The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled in favour of leading gaming business Rank Group which was looking to reclaim £30m overpaid in VAT.

The National Audit Office (NAO) has described HMRC’s push to increase online filing of tax returns as a real achievement, but says it still needs a better understanding of the benefits and cost


A new advice service from HMRC to help small companies claim tax relief for spending on research is a good idea, but mistrust of the taxman and grey areas in the definition of R&D may limit


HMRC has said it will stick to a plan to introduce a ‘real-time’ pay-as-you-earn tax system by 2013, despite concerns from employers and payroll software companies that the timetable is “unachi

The Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union has said it is confident that its members at HMRC will vote to take strike action on 30 November in protest over a potential “privatisati

Dame Lesley Strathie has resigned as HMRC chief executive due to ill health, the department announced on Wednesday.


MPs questioning HMRC’s top lawyer Anthony Inglese have taken the rarely-used step of making him swear an oath before answering their questions.


The Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union is holding a strike ballot among HMRC staff over plans to bring private sector contractors into tax credits call centres, reports