The chancellor has anounced that the first £4.7bn of efficiency savings
identified by the Gershon review have been made, with £3bn of procurement
savings in the first year, one year ahead of schedule.
He said that 18,500 civil service jobs had been cut, with 10,000 in the
Department Work & Pensions and 3,500 in HM Revenue & Customs. He added
that a further 2,000 would be relocated.
"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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