Government departments, including HMRC, need to improve their rules about staff receiving gifts and hospitality, the National Audit Office (NAO) has said.
A National Audit Office (NAO) study on tax fraud broadly supports HMRC’s efforts to close its £34bn tax gap, while gently questioning the quality of the data behind that strategy.
It is too early to tell if the government's introduction of the universal credit
HMRC and the Treasury do not keep track of tax reliefs intended to encourage particular behaviour to meet social or economic policy objectives, according to the National Audit Office.
The NAO has begin a public consultation on a draft code of practice for the audit of local public bodies.
A plan by HMRC to split its multi-billion pound IT contract into smaller parts may worsen the service, the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union has said.
The National Audit Office identified a “lack of rigour” in HMRC’s commercial management of the Aspire IT outsourcing project that helped double the department’s