TaxPersonal TaxRevenue to target residents who profit from Wimbledon

Revenue to target residents who profit from Wimbledon

It's as familiar as Pimms, rain, and strawberries and cream, but residents of SW19 keen to make a quick buck from the Wimbledon tennis championships will have to be wary of tax inspectors on the look-out for those not declaring extra income.

Link: Wimbledon residents can still beat taxman

Even as Russian starlet Maria Sharapova won through to the semi-finals of the ladies singles, homeowners near the All England Lawn Tennis Club were being warned about a possible clampdown by the Inland Revenue on income from renting rooms, house or running sidelines.

A spokesman for the Revenue said it had dedicated intelligence teams around the country that would be aware of such potential for undeclared additional earnings.

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