HMRC paid £350,000 for tax fraud tip-offs

Pedro Gonçalves
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HMRC paid £350,000 for tax fraud tip-offs

HM Revenue & Customs paid almost £350,000 to whistleblowers who tipped the department's investigative team to tax fraud, CSW reported. The tax agency reported to the National Audit Office (NAO) that it had made £343,500 in payments to people who had provided it with "exceptionally helpful information" in 2017-18, Sir Amyas Morse, NAO's head, said. HMRC is allowed by law to give financial rewards to people who provide information that helps the department root out tax fraud and evasion. ...

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