The number peaked at 5,800 in the first quarter of this year from just 20 in the second quarter of 2003, according to figures released in the Commons by Treasury Economic Secretary John Healey.
By July and August alone, payments had totalled 3,500, he told Liberal Democrat spokesman David Laws.
The extent of the faults failed to deter the Lib Dems from demanding that the Inland revenue take over the work of the disastrous Child Support Agency.
HMRC has won its tenth successive case against tax avoidance schemes promoted by NT Advisors. The Court of Appeal has ruled that NT ... read more
HMRC is continuing to ramp up the number of raids on premises it carries out as part of criminal investigations, searching 761 properties in the last year
Five million taxpayers are ow using digital personal tax accounts (PTA) as part of the making tax digital strategy, HMRC said
Since the release of HMRC’s plans for digital tax reforms, many have agreed with the call for a delay