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Posts Tagged ‘HMRC’

‘Policy Paralysis’ as high street retail collapse hinders UK economy

‘Policy Paralysis’ as high street retail collapse hinders UK economy

Retail commentator Paul Turner Mitchell found the Treasury unable to answer Freedom of Information requests relating to bad debts suffered by HMRC for unpaid PAYE and VAT owed by insolvent …

The day in FoIA: HMRC snoops on public 14,000 times in a year, City sackings soar as FSA cracks down and police numbers ‘lowest for 9 years’

The tax man is watching you: HMRC snoops on public 14,000 times in a year

Taxpayers’ personal data, including records of web sites they have visited and where their mobile phone calls are made, is being viewed by Her Majesty’s …

Royal Family can’t ignore public’s right to know, insist MSPs

Royal Family can’t ignore public’s right to know, insist MSPs

Plans to let the Royal Family escape the glare of Freedom of Information (FOI) laws in Scotland have been rejected by MSPs who say they should face the same scrutiny …

The Day in FoIA: HMRC crackdown on freelance tax dodge | Polar bear researcher reprimanded of leaked emails | Empty council buildings in Worcestershire cost £150K

HMRC crackdown on freelance tax dodge used by BBC and civil servants
Figures show that the amount of money recovered by HMRC from investigations into the suspected underpayment has increased fivefold in the past year, to reach more than £1million.…

Euro 2012: Tournament football and domestic violence

Euro 2012: Tournament football and domestic violence As England’s Euro 2012 campaign kicks off, police forces across the country have issued warnings about domestic violence. But what impact do international football tournaments have on this type of abuse? Research by …

3m savers pay too much tax on their savings

3m savers pay too much tax on their savings – Almost three million pensioners and low-paid workers have paid too much tax on their savings according to new research

HM Revenue & Customs has admitted that as many as 3.5 …

Local council staff paid through limited companies to avoid taxes

Council staff are being paid through limited companies in arrangements described as “tax avoidance” , The Daily Telegraph reports. A Freedom of Information request by the BBC Radio 4′s File on 4 programme revealed that nearly 100 highly paid positions …

Met chief met with NoTW while Milly Dowler was missing

A FoIA request for Lord Stevens’ diaries reveals he had dinner at the Ivy  with the editor of the News of The World while Milly Dowler was still missing, The Independent reports.

The diaries were allegedly lost during the course …