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HMRC Task-Force Tracks Overseas Property Tax Cheats Latest Articles, Tax & Accountancy, Tax News

A 200-strong team of investigators is targeting overseas property owners to check they are not tax cheats.

HM Revenue and Customs has warned wealthy UK residents with homes and land overseas that the team is checking whether they have paid enough tax on rents and capital gains.

The task force can call on finance, accounting and property experts from across HMRC to hunt tax cheats.

The investigators are using sophisticated and innovative risk assessment techniques to identify wealthy individuals avoiding and evading taxes and duties. Continue reading HMRC Task-Force Tracks Overseas Property Tax Cheats


HMRC starts criminal cases against tax cheats Latest Articles, Property Market News

HM Revenue and Customs is planning to flood the courts with criminal and civil cases against tax cheats after the first round of amnesties has closed.

The tax man has started 16 criminal investigations for tax evasion – six involving the medical profession and ten relating to failure to declare interest on offshore bank accounts.

Hundreds of civil cases to recover tax are in the pipeline. Continue reading HMRC starts criminal cases against tax cheats


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