HMRC tax avoidance crackdown yields extra £2.7bn

Carmen Reichman
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HMRC has secured an extra £2.7bn for the government's coffers by clamping down on tax avoidance and evasion in the last year, its annual accounts have shown.

When the extra is accounted for, the tax office clawed back a total to £26.6bn in 2014-15, up from £23.9bn the previous year. Tax evasion as, opposed to avoidance, is a criminal activity and criminal...

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