Tax collected from HMRC investigations hits £13bn

Pedro Gonçalves
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HMRC has yielded more than £13bn worth of tax collections from tax investigations in 2018/19, a 27% increase on the previous period, official figures reveal. The figures were partly driven by payments HMRC has received ahead of the loan charge being introduced in April 2019, and the results of HMRC's offshore tax campaign last year, while new technology has meant HMRC has also become more successful at identifying cases for investigation that are likely to result in large amounts of extra tax being collected, according to research by UHY Hacker Young. The cash collected constitutes ov...

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