HMRC ups use of terror laws to hunt tax evaders

Laura Miller
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HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) inspectors are increasingly using controversial powers to monitor suspected tax evaders, official figures suggest.

Revenue officers were granted 5,492 requests to spy on people under the Regulation of Investigative Powers Act (Ripa) 2000, legislation designed tackle terrorism and serious crimes, the Telegraph r...

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