Tax avoidance

As Chris Giles explains, the fiscal importance of the policies is dwarfed by the shortfall in tax receipts – at the macro level, today’s announcements changed very little. However, there were several new schemes, which begs the question: how will they be paid for? The answer: with help from HMRC. When it comes to filling holes in the budget, cutting down on tax avoidance is the new efficiency savings. Read more