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Wealth tax

Personal Wealthy hand over £220m

A special unit dealing with the country’s wealthiest taxpayers brought in £220 million of extra tax last year.

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.

Personal Osborne rules out emergency tax for rich

George Osborne has ruled out Nick Clegg's plans for an emergency tax on the rich, arguing that the move could drive away vital 'wealth creators' for the country's struggling economy.