HMRC less ‘trigger happy’ on taxpayer arrests
The number of taxpayer arrests for suspected tax evasion has fallen to a five-year low, according to analysis by RPC which suggests a number of wrongful arrest claims against HMRC may be behind the decline.
The law firm says there was an 11% reduction in the number of HMRC arrests last year, compared to 877 made in 2017/18. Arrests topped the 1,000 mark in each of the preceding three years.\
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