£154m blitz on tax avoidance starts

AOL Money Staff
George Osborne
George Osborne

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The Chancellor will unveil a £154 million blitz on tax avoidance and evasion amid mounting fury over the tax affairs of big name global companies and wealthy individuals.

George Osborne will order Revenue officials to use the cash to draft in an army of investigators to target high earners who aggressively avoid or evade paying tax.