This may be the first full Budget statement that Alistair Darling has made to
the House of Commons, but with pressure mounting on him over the Northern Rock
fiasco and widespread criticism of some of the measures introduced in last
year’s pre-Budget report, he could struggle to make it to his second.
The chancellor attempted to appease non-doms, postponed changes for family
and raised £1.7bn from closing down tax loopholes.
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At HMRC, Dmitri Surendran was responsible for leading the London team of the offshore, corporate and wealthy unit of the fraud investigation service
Research also finds that 84% of businesses believe that the government has not provided enough information about digital tax plans
A total of £16bn was lost through tax fraud last year, according to estimates released by Pinsent Masons
Rosamond McDowell looks at key changes to inheritance tax policy, which apply from April this year