HMRC inspectors sent back to school
HMRC has linked up with Manchester Metropolitan University to create a tax degree
THE TAXMAN is sending hundreds of its inspectors back to college to brush up on their tax skills.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has linked up with Manchester Metropolitan University to create a tax degree that will better prepare its staff for dealing with complex tax investigations.
The move comes after HMRC had faced criticism for engaging in so-called ‘sweetheart’ corporate tax deals with the likes of Goldman Sachs and Vodafone.
The number of HMRC employees studying at the part time ‘tax academy’ which offers a foundation or an honours degree in Professional Studies in Taxation.