HMRC

Why are the Tories planning to increase national insurance?
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In Focus

Why are the Tories planning to increase national insurance?

Government set to renege on manifesto pledge not to hike NICs
20 Jul 2021
England’s ‘tax-dodging’ hotspots revealed
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In Brief

England’s ‘tax-dodging’ hotspots revealed

Home Counties dominate list of towns with highest levels of tax avoidance
7 Sep 2020
Coronavirus: will council tax be scrapped?
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In Depth

Coronavirus: will council tax be scrapped?

Councils offer financial support to vulnerable families but won’t suspend payments
7 Apr 2020
The most secretive financial systems in the world
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In Depth

The most secretive financial systems in the world

Report calls for sanctions as UK shoots up world rankings of tax havens
19 Feb 2020
Which super-rich Brits pay the most tax?
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In Brief

Which super-rich Brits pay the most tax?

Sports retailer, betting mogul and inventor make up the top three UK taxpayers last year
28 Jan 2019
Top tips for filing your self-assessment tax form
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In Depth

Top tips for filing your self-assessment tax form

Find out what you need to declare, what your allowances are and how to cut your tax bill
23 Jan 2019
HMRC expands football tax probe
Football
In Brief

HMRC expands football tax probe

Total of 171 players, 44 clubs and 31 agents under investigation for suspicious tax activity relating to image rights
24 Oct 2018

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HMRC boss ‘received death threats’ over Brexit cost
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In Brief

HMRC boss ‘received death threats’ over Brexit cost

Jon Thompson says he faced ‘very significant personal consequences’ after warning that customs plan could cost £20bn
12 Oct 2018
HMRC records taxpayer ‘voiceprints’ without consent
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In Brief

HMRC records taxpayer ‘voiceprints’ without consent

Big Brother Watch accuses HMRC's Voice ID system of creating back-door biometric ID cards
26 Jun 2018
HMRC’s top five excuses for late tax returns
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In Brief

HMRC’s top five excuses for late tax returns

Britons blame aliens, vertigo and rabbits for late filings
18 Jan 2018
Sports Direct shares surge despite profit plunge
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In Depth

Sports Direct shares surge despite profit plunge

Investors give thumbs-up to plans to upgrade stores and appoint permanent finance chief
20 Jul 2017
Newcastle United MD Lee Charnley arrested in tax raid
 Lee Charnley, Mike Ashley, Newcastle United
In Brief

Newcastle United MD Lee Charnley arrested in tax raid

Mike Ashley's right-hand man held in HMRC inquiry targeting newly-promoted Magpies and West Ham
26 Apr 2017
HMRC phone delays cost taxpayers £97m
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In Brief

HMRC phone delays cost taxpayers £97m

Authority apologised for delays in answering telephone calls and says average waiting times are now six minutes
25 May 2016
HMRC giving taxpayers 'worst of both worlds', say MPs
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In Brief

HMRC giving taxpayers 'worst of both worlds', say MPs

Highly critical report slams taxman for only answering around half of taxpayers' calls
4 Nov 2015
How big is HMRC's tax refund bill?
HM Revenue and Customs in Westminster
In Brief

How big is HMRC's tax refund bill?

Accountants say it could be forced to pay "tens of billions" in next few years
17 Aug 2015
Digital Tax Accounts: how they will affect you
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In Depth

Digital Tax Accounts: how they will affect you

Tax returns are set to be replaced by new online tax accounts, but will they be as simple as the Chancellor claims?
25 Mar 2015
TAX GAFFES: How to avoid common mistakes
Gary Barlow
In Depth

TAX GAFFES: How to avoid common mistakes

Our tax snafus may pale in comparison with Gary Barlow's, but it pays to stay on the right side of the revenue
9 Sep 2014
TAX: plans to sell personal details 'insane'
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In Brief

TAX: plans to sell personal details 'insane'

Government wants to share personal details of taxpayers where there is ‘public benefit’
19 Apr 2014
Raising top tax rate to 50p will bring in little revenue
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In Depth

Raising top tax rate to 50p will bring in little revenue

Paul Johnson and David Phillips of the Institute of Fiscal Studies question Ed Balls's tax pledge
28 Jan 2014
TAX: secrets of the ultra-wealthy exposed
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In Brief

TAX: secrets of the ultra-wealthy exposed

Super-rich warned 'if you evade tax, we're coming after you' after data exposed by spy agencies
10 May 2013
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