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Business HMRC to track payments

As it tackles tax evasion, HMRC will be granted access to track debit and credit card payments to UK businesses.

Business Pill peddler jailed

A London pensioner who peddled smuggled cigarettes and illegal, Viagra-type medicine has been jailed for 15 months.

Personal HMRC renews offshore threat

HMRC has reissued its threat to clamp down on those taxpayers who hold offshore accounts and keep them a secret.

Personal Guardian exposes suspected tax evasion

High-profile figures holding offshore accounts have been exposed today in an article by The Guardian newspaper.

Business Wine smugglers sentenced

Two men accused on smuggling illicit wine into the UK have been jailed for excise duty and VAT evasion.

Business Company directors jailed for £500k fraud

Two businessmen who lied about cash they hid in offshore bank accounts have been jailed for tax evasion.

Business Ernst & Young: 'moral' tax code won't work

Mark Otty, managing partner for Europe at Ernst & Young has claimed David Cameron's calls for a moral tax code would not work.

Business Vodka gang jailed

Three men from the West Midlands have been jailed for setting up an illegal vodka manufacturing plant.

Business Medical scheme rejected by court

A tax avoidance scheme revolving around medical research has been successfully challenged in court by HMRC.

Personal HMRC unit to double

A tax team dedicated to making sure the rich play by the rules is set to double from its current size, HMRC has said.