Tax interventions cost HMRC £400,000
Tax probe project costs £1m to roll out but only yields £665,000
The project cost £1m to run, but only yielded £665,000 in revenues,
the Daily Telegraph
The figures were taken from HMRC statistics showing that less than one in ten
of these informal inquiries raised extra tax.
The interventions are part of programme which involves HMRC contacting
taxpayers by telephone, letter or in person to discuss tax affairs which are at
high risk of causing error.