HM Revenue & Customs is planning a huge crackdown on restaurants, hotels
and caterers, after calculating that they are avoiding paying pounds £1bn in VAT
annually, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Earlier this year, HMRC launched a botched ‘Operation Gourmet’, which
attempted to collect unpaid national insurance contributions on waiters’ tips.
The move is expected to hurt the hotelier industry hard, which is already
facing the prospect of a so-called “Bed Tax” – a 8.5% levy on all hotel bills
in order to raise extra revenue from tourists.
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Since the release of HMRC’s plans for digital tax reforms, many have agreed with the call for a delay