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.
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- Reasonable Excuse scorecard 2011: Taxpayers 20 HMRC 12 51,204 17
- HMRC helplines begin move to 03 numbers 39,937 19
- HMRC ‘reasonable excuse’ definition under fire 30,361 22
- Struck-off companies dodge £16bn a year 27,472 59