Tax avoidance firms face government crackdown

David Gauke
David Gauke

Promoters of aggressive tax avoidance schemes will be forced to disclose their client lists to inspectors under a government crackdown, ministers are to announce.


Following a wave of revelations about the financial loopholes used by the rich and famous to legally side-step hefty tax bills HM Revenue and Customs is set to target companies who offer deals that stretch the law to its limits.