Inland Revenue

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Inland Revenue

(in Britain and New Zealand) a government board that administers and collects major direct taxes, such as income tax, corporation tax, and capital gains tax
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An HMRC spokesman said: "A husband and wife have been arrested as part of an HM Revenue and Customs investigation into a suspected [euro]1.
He also faced one allegation of conspiracy to defraud and one of acting with intent to prejudice/defraud HM Revenue and Customs.
Representatives from Liverpool's trading standards, Merseyside Police, and British Gas joined HM Revenue and Customs for the raids.
The number of fraud cases in the region was 66, with the largest reported involving a gang that set up a factory in Derbyshire, capable of making up to 625 million counterfeit cigarettes and five million pouches of fake rolling tobacco a year, with a potential annual loss to HM Revenue and Customs of PS150 million.
Rangers Football Club has chosen administrator Duff & Phelps after a court petition was lodged by HM Revenue and Customs to have one appointed.
Referring to HM Revenue and Customs, the committee said: "We have serious concerns that large companies are treated more favourably by the Department than other taxpayers.
PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka said: "Our members have very serious concerns about this creeping privatisation into HM Revenue and Customs and, as well as the threat to their jobs, they do not think such sensitive data should be handed over to private firms.
A spokesman for HM Revenue and Customs said it was one of a spate of phishing e-mails offering tax rebates.
It found HM Revenue and Customs has been sinking under a backlog of almost 18 million "open cases" thought to containe mistakes from 2004.
All nine were based at an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) contact centre in Belfast.
His comments follow a survey which reveals HM Revenue and Customs was behind almost half of all court petitions aimed at forcing companies into compulsory liquidation to recover debts over the last six months.
HM Revenue and Customs have lodged a petition with Stirling District Council, and a liquidator is due to be appointed early next month if the Second Division leaders can't pay the bill.