HMRC income from tax crackdown on 'mass affluent' up 60%

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HMRC's crackdown on tax avoidance and evasion by the "mass affluent" saw an income boost of 60% in the last year, a new report has claimed.

HMRC's Affluent Unit, which covers UK residents on annual incomes over £150,000 - or wealth over £1m - raised £137.2m in tax last year, 60% more than the £85.7m it raised in 2013. The findings were...

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