A businessman planned to leave £140,000 in his aunt’s grave for 20 years to
Tax inspectors were tipped off and obtained permission from the priest to
recover their £50,000 share. The unnamed man was going to leave the money in the
grave up to the time limit for tax investigations, reported The Sun.
Dave Hartnett, permanent secretary for tax, said: “Tax evasion isn’t a
victimless crime. But we’re getting better at catching cheats. It’s not worth
It was disclosed in April that the HM Revenue & Customs has paid
informers £437,000 in return for tip-offs since 2007, and prosecutes around 200
people a year for tax evasion.
Investigators announced a crackdown on middle-class professionals earlier
this year, with doctors already under greater scrutiny.
Crowe Clark Whitehill , the top 20 accountancy firm, has announced the promotion of Chris Mould to partner
The latest opinions from Accountancy Age on Making Tax Digital, and outline plans to evolve the UK's corporate governance regime
Five million taxpayers are ow using digital personal tax accounts (PTA) as part of the making tax digital strategy, HMRC said
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