Tax administration

TaxWatch releases latest report on the State of Tax Administration

Our latest annual report explores the UK Government’s administration and enforcement of the tax system.

‘Our tax system is too complicated’ concludes Treasury Committee report on tax reliefs

The Treasury Select Committee has published a report into tax reliefs which calls for regular reviews and the removal of some.

Around £1bn per year lost to fraud and error in R&D tax relief claims

HMRC’s initial data into R&D tax relief claims shows significant underestimates in previous calculations of fraud and error in the schemes.

Public Accounts Committee says HMRC not doing enough to deter tax cheats

HMRC must do more to deter and punish tax cheats.

R&D relief – still not working?

What does the money achieve?

Spring Budget 2023

Key tax takeaways from the Spring Budget 2023.

R&D – still changing after all these years

R&D tax reliefs are not working as intended.

TaxWatch give evidence at Treasury Select Committee

TaxWatch Acting Director Alex Dunnagan gave evidence to the Treasury Select Committee on 19th December highlighting the abuse of tax reliefs.

Opportunities Missed – Autumn Statement 2022

The Chancellor has missed an opportunity to close the tax gap.