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An Oxfordshire barrister has been jailed for three years after pleading guilty to a £274,000 tax fraud.


HMRC has announced plans to cut a further 14 offices, including more than 1,000 jobs, by December 2015. 


Many contractors, especially in the IT industry will currently be pondering whether or not to reach agreement with HM Revenue and Customs under their Contractor Loans Settlement Opportunity.

The UK’s tax gap in 2012/13 was 6.8% of tax liabilities or £34bn, according to HMRC’s latest estimate.


HMRC has launched a new online service for UK financial institutions to register and report financial i


There is “extremely overwhelming” evidence that ending taxpayer confidentiality would result in a loss of tax revenue, HMRC’s tax assurance commissioner has told MPs.

Simon Bowles, CFO at HMRC, is to leave his post at the helm of

HMRC has apologised for worry and inconvenience caused to taxpayers by the issue of incorrect tax statements and cheques since mid-September.


The Revenue is to remove form R27 for bereaved taxpayers from 13 October.