TAX NEWS: Treasury accused of tax credits fraud 'cover-up'. By Dan Martin
The Treasury has been accused of covering up the true scale of fraud in the tax credits system and holding back from publishing a report into the errors responsible.
Liberal Democrat work and pensions spokesman David Laws claimed government research into the problem has already been completed but the Treasury is holding off from releasing it to avoid embarrassment.
Laws said the report is expected to significantly increase the estimate of the annual cost of tax credit fraud from the init