Scotland is planning to hire an army of accountants to fight organised crime
and pay them with cash seized from illegal operations.
According to Scotland on Sunday £400,000 is to be used in 2008-09 to
recruit forensic accountants, investigators and lawyers to increase the size of
the Civil Recovery Unit and the National Casework Division at the Crown Office.
Justice secretary Kenny MacAskill said the strategy would create a ‘virtuous
Since 2002 £17m has been recovered from criminal activity in Scotland.
"The whole idea of HMRC officials supplying confidential information about individuals to the media on a non-attributable basis is, or should be, a matter of serious concern," say Supreme Court judges
UK-based non-doms have paid ten times more tax than the average taxpayer, raising concerns over the Brexit impact on non-dom contributions and therefore, the economy
A senior MP has questioned the impact of HMRC’s decision to undertake yet another radical overhaul of its internal structure
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