“Tipping the scales” by Robin Williamson MBE, CTA (Fellow), author and commentator on tax and welfare issues

How is HMRC faring in its mission to strike the right balance between its powers and taxpayer safeguards? Robin Williamson reports.

In evaluating the implementation of powers and safeguards introduced since 2012, HMRC has undertaken to abide by 21 commitments to improve its performance.

The evaluation measured how far the new powers and taxpayer safeguards accord with the principles set out in Modernising Powers, Deterrents and Safeguards (“the Powers Review”) carried out between 2006 and 2012.

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