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.
Making Tax Digital will impose significant additional tax compliance costs on small businesses for little or no medium term benefit, tax and small business experts told MPs
The drive towards a fully digital tax regime is an admirable one, but mandation is simply wrong, according to one of the UK's most senior tax technology practitioners - Paul Aplin
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HMRC is continuing to ramp up the number of raids on premises it carries out as part of criminal investigations, searching 761 properties in the last year