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Public accountability for civil servants who waste taxpayers’ money
George Bull

06 September 2016

In earlier editions of our Weekly Tax Brief, we have been critical of the mismatch in the treatment of non-compliant tax payers who can be publically named and shamed by HMRC, while civil servants who mismanage projects and waste huge amounts of taxes after they have been collected retain their anonymity. However, recent developments suggest things are about to change.

Naming and shaming politicians and civil servants who waste taxpayers’ money?
George Bull

10 August 2016

Since April 2010, HMRC have published details of tax defaulters who’ve received penalties either for deliberate errors in their tax returns or for deliberately failing to comply with their tax obligations.


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