tax evasion

HMRC is scrutinising taxpayers who it suspects are dishonestly claiming horseboxes worth hundreds of thousands of pounds as company expenses, according to accounting firm


The OECD has invited comments on a discussion draft on proposed changes to the OECD model tax convention to prevent tax treaty abuse.

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 Irish police force has received thousands of pages of files about alleged tax evasion by customers of Ansbacher bank.

The creation of a new, strict liability offence to tackle offshore tax evasion may have serious unintended consequences, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has warned.


More than 250 people a day are tipping off HMRC about suspected tax avoidance by ex-partners, former bosses and neighbours.


Yesterday’s “massive” signing in Berlin of an agreement implementing the new OECD standard on automatic exchange of information is a “game changer” in the fight against tax evasion, said OECD s


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


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


HMRC "taskforces" to tackle black spots of evasion in the UK economy have become ubiquitous since 2010, but some tax experts question their value.