Record haul in tax investigations

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%Investigations by taxmen took in a record £23.9 billion over the last year, according to new official figures.

The total was up £3.2 billion on the previous year and £9 billion on three years ago, and is nearly £1 billion above the target set by Chancellor George Osborne in his 2013 autumn statement, said HM Revenue and Customs.