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HMRC press officer charged under Operation Elveden

HMRC press officer accused of leaking information, including 2010 Budget plans, to Sun journalist in return for £17,500

14 May 2013

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Tax net tightens with latest disclosure deals

Advisers are concerned whether HMRC is equipped to make best use of the latest automatic information-sharing deals with British overseas territories

03 May 2013

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PAC risks credibility after accusing Big Four of driving tax policy

In accusing the Big Four of influencing tax policy for their own gain, the Public Accounts Committee risks its reputation

26 Apr 2013

HMRC staff in strike action

HMRC staff members engage in half-day strike over pensions and working conditions

08 Apr 2013

Half-day strike will disrupt introduction of RTI

PCS members at HMRC to strike as part of 'long weekend' of walkouts by civil servants

05 Apr 2013

MPs question Homer's ability to lead HMRC

MPs in the Home Affairs Committee say they are "astounded" Lin Homer is now chief executive of HMRC following her record at the UK Border Agency

25 Mar 2013

Tailby: HMRC needs external help to fight tax avoidance

Former HMRC anti-avoidance director Chris Tailby says the taxman needs to hire external expertise, and listen to the thoughts of tax professionals

08 Feb 2013

Herring takes narrow lead in tax avoidance debate

Herring and Murphy rejoin debate on Wednesday after guest speaker Ray McCann analyses arguments

15 Jan 2013

Too close to call in first day of tax debate

After the first day of debating, the issue of tax avoidance has split readers down the middle

14 Jan 2013

Accountancy Age tax avoidance debate now live

Tax Justice Network founder Richard Murphy and BDO tax partner Stephen Herring to oppose each other on tax avoidance in Accountancy Age's first 'Debate'

10 Jan 2013

AS2012: Taxman to avoid further departmental cuts

Chancellor announces during Autumn Statement that the taxman will use a further £77m towards fighting tax avoidance

05 Dec 2012

Edgy HMRC chief struggles to shine before MPs

The Public Accounts Committee's analysis of HMRC's accounts for the last year was not a comfortable experience for its top brass

09 Nov 2012

MPs accuse HMRC of failing to deal with corporate tax avoiders

MPs claim that smaller, less powerful, businesses get tougher treatment than big corporates on their tax affairs

06 Nov 2012

HMRC call centre figures “major step forward” - ICAEW

HMRC is to release quarterly performance figures for its call centres

02 Nov 2012

HMRC: Tax gap at £32bn

The latest tax gap figures from HM Revenue & Customs places the shortfall at £32bn

18 Oct 2012

Estate and will services set for reserved legal activity status

Estate administration and will services should become reserved legal activities, potentially affecting advisors

28 Sep 2012

Serious tax evasion cases down by more than a fifth

Recorded number of serious tax evasion cases drops 23%

25 Sep 2012

Keep taxman away from tax scheme panel, says CIoT

HMRC should not have representation on a GAAR advisory panel, warns the CIoT and ATT

18 Sep 2012

IT helps HMRC recover £26m in IHT

Latest software allows HMRC to crack down on inheritance tax avoiders and sparks further debate on evasion

14 Sep 2012

HMRC reaches strike truce with union

Strike action scheduled to take place this week has been called off after negotiations between the taxman and the PCS

06 Sep 2012

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Colin: Evaders are going to struggle to fit in

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