Revenue to investigate civil servants in Whitehall tax scandal
HMRC stands to recover millions of pounds in tax unpaid by government officialsBy Steve Lodge | 14 June 2012
Where there are question marks, we shall look at those cases and take action
Tax inspectors are to launch an investigation into the widespread practice of civil servants working ‘off payroll’.
HM Revenue & Customs revealed to Exaro that it will open investigations within months into the “highest-risk cases” of suspected tax underpayment by senior public officials. And accountants estimate that they could recover £100 million in revenue.