A failure by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to reduce errors and fraud in the tax credit system has "cost the taxpayer dear", a group of MPs said, after the tax authority admitted it would miss its target by £5bn.
The number of residential properties bought and sold in April decreased by 5% on the previous month, according to HM Revenue and Customs.
UK residential property transactions in March increased by 2% on the previous month to 85,650, according to HM Revenue and Customs data.
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A former Honister Partners adviser charged with evading tax was sentenced to 18 month's imprisonment today following a case brought by Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
A spate of professional negligence claims have been lodged against the promoters of tax avoidance schemes - including advisers - following a clampdown by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), according to Reynolds Porter Chamberlain (RPC), the City law firm.
HMRC's crackdown on second homeowners who sell up without paying Capital Gains tax on profits will catch out tax avoiders unless they declare before the summer, warned an accountant.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is to close its 281 tax enquiry centres in 2014 and pilot a new support service from June.
HM Revenue & Customs is launching a campaign today targeting people who sold second homes without declaring any profits made to the taxman.
Landlords in the Bristol area have received letters from HM Revenue and Customs suggesting they have been avoiding tax – despite completing their self-assessment forms on time.
A barrister who failed to pay more than £600,000 in value added tax (VAT) that he instead spent on luxury homes has been convicted for tax fraud.
A former Honister Partners adviser has pleaded guilty to evading tax in a case brought by Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is to hire an additional 100 inspectors dedicated to making sure wealthy people pay enough tax.
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