Doubts have been raised about whether HMRC has enough resources to tackle the most serious forms of tax evasion after official figures showed that just four inspectors are chasing 124 tax fugitives.
Shabana Mahmood, the shadow Treasury minister, said people would be astonished that such a lax approach was being adopted after the amount of uncollected tax rose last year, the Guardian reported.
Labour criticised the government after...
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I’m a specialist business journalist and have a particular interest in tax and technology.