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HMRC ‘doesn’t have time’ to investigate offshore account tip-offs

The tax office has been “swamped” with 5.7 million pieces of information about overseas bank accounts held by three million British citizens under the terms of a new international treaty, according to tax experts.

HMRC ‘doesn’t have time’ to investigate offshore account tip-offs
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However, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) does not have enough staff to investigate the information, according to the tax consultancy BDO, so is instead blitzing the people named with speculative letters asking them to send details of their financial affairs.

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