HMRC has denied speculation by tax advisers that it is planning a campaign against tax evasion in the entertainment industry.
Tax advisory firm Abbey Tax said last month that HMRC had started to write to “media agents” asking for information about their clients’ tax affairs.
According to Abbey, the letters from HMRC’s risk and intelligence service in Cardiff said: “A statutory notice will be sent to you in November 2013 requiring you to send me a return under paragraph 1, Schedule 23 of the Finance Act 2011.”
The letters also said...
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