Offshore tax cheats face new probe

Press Association
Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke
Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury David Gauke

Offshore tax cheats face a clampdown from a new specialist investigations unit launched by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).


The new Offshore Co-ordination Unit (OCU) plans to focus on citizens who hide income and capital offshore to avoid UK tax and duties.