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HMRC failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion (CCO) investigations

08/07/2022

HMRC number of live investigations into the corporate criminal offences of failure to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion (CCO).

7 live investigations (no charging decisions yet),

21 live opportunities under review and

69 reviewed and rejected.

HMRC notes that the 28 are across 11 sectors including

  • Software providers,
  • Labour provision,
  • Accountancy and
  • Legal services and
  • Transport.

No mention of financial services; is that because it's a given?

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/number-of-live-corporate-criminal-offences-investigations/number-of-live-corporate-criminal-offences-investigations

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