HMRC warns on tax scams amid call for focus on non-compliant advisers

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HMRC warns on tax scams amid call for focus on non-compliant advisers

HMRC is warning taxpayers about self-assessment related scams including phone calls, letters and emails from fraudsters. But the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) is calling on HMRC focus on the 30% non-compliant tax advisers. In the last year, HMRC responded to 800,000 reports of suspicious contact made by the public - around 360,000 of these offered bogus tax rebates. HMRC has successfully used technology to prevent huge numbers of emails and texts fro...

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