HM Revenue & Customs

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HM Revenue & Customs

the department dealing with the former activities of the Inland Revenue and HM Customs & Excise. The two bodies were merged in 2005. The joint body is responsible for collecting the bulk of tax revenue, paying tax credits and child benefit, as well the enforcement of the national minimum wage and recovery of student loan repayments. It handles VALUE ADDED TAX. It also has responsibility for preventing banned goods like drugs and firearms from entering the country.
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A new tax collection body, known as the Welsh Revenue Authority (WRA), will be set up working in a similar way to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Ed Miliband will also order an "aggressive" review into the practices of Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, he said yesterday.
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs have given Tracy Marie Martin, who lives in Formby, a penalty of PS47,312 on the basis of unpaid taxes of around PS70,000.
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs workers in Carmarthen, Pembroke Dock, Merthyr Tydfil and Colwyn Bay are affected.
Last Thursday officers stopped a van in Cowpen Road, Blyth, which was checked by staff from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs and found to be unlawfully using red diesel.
This workshop has been organised by the Anti-Money Laundering and Suspicious Cases Unit in cooperation with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) from the United Kingdom.
Keith Morgan, for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, said teams of officers were actively hunting law-breakers.
According to Bloomberg, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs has said that it would write to account holders of HSBC Holdings Plc (LSE: HSBA) in Geneva who are suspected of hiding their incomes and gains.
An insider at Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs said: "It is a shambles.
Gascoigne, 43, who owes the taxman pounds 32,000, is fighting a bankruptcy petition brought by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs.
At that hearing Deputy Registrar Clive Jones agreed to adjourn a petition for bankruptcy until today to give the star the chance to pay more than pounds 30,000 owed to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs.
Dave Hartnett, Permanent Secretary for Tax at Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs, flew business class to Mumbai to take part in the low-key conference largely for Indian accountants and tax officials.

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