HMRC publishes its latest Tax Gap – TaxWatch analysis

HMRC publishes its latest Tax Gap – TaxWatch analysis

HMRC’s Tax Gap has increased for the second year in a row on a like-for-like basis. The latest HMRC estimates of non-compliance are £32bn for 2020-2021, or 5.1% of total tax revenues. This is the same gap as a percentage as seen in last year’s publication...
The tax fraud gap – 2021 edition

The tax fraud gap – 2021 edition

16th September 2021 The Tax Gap Attributable to Fraud was at least £15.2bn in 2019/20   At least 43% of tax losses arise from fraudulent behaviour Executive Summary HMRC’s annual estimate of non-compliance, “the Tax Gap” is regarded by the department as an...
Comparing the prosecution of tax crime with benefits crime

Equality before the law?

19th February 2021 HMRC’s use of criminal prosecutions for tax fraud and other revenue crimes. A comparison with benefits fraud. Download PDF Summary In this report we look at criminal investigations and prosecutions into tax fraud and other revenue crimes...