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Taxman to target landlords

Landlords in the South East are among the latest targets of a tax crackdown by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

Taskforces are hoping to recover around £4 million in unpaid tax from those working in the sector.

Jennie Granger, director-general enforcement and compliance at HMRC, said, “HMRC is serious about tackling people who are not paying what they should. Anyone deliberately evading tax should watch out – HMRC is closing in on tax cheats.”

HMRC has launched 30 taskforces since May 2011. The schemes are a result of the Government’s £917 million spending review investment to tackle tax evasion, fraud and avoidance from 2011-12.

The rag trade in the North West and the Midlands is also under the spotlight.

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