UK tax avoiders face being blocked from honours list

UK tax avoiders face being blocked from honours list
 

Tax avoiders face being shunned for honours such as knighthoods as authorities clamp down on rewarding those with “poor” financial behaviour.
HM Revenue and Customs has been alerting the Cabinet Office to individuals involved in controversial tax schemes, with a memorandum of understanding obtained by the Times saying “poor tax behaviour is not consistent with the award of an honour”.
A document published on the Gov.uk website said the vetting process sees HMRC assign a low, medium or high risk rating to prospective nominees “to minimise the risk that prospective candidates have behaved in... read more

 
1 September 2018 in World News, Views: 79
Source: Guardian
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