Tax authorities admit they DO treat the rich differently and are happy to agree deals with celebrities to avoid embarrassing criminal trials
- HMRC has admitted the tax authorities accommodated celebrities’ concerns
- Admit settling debts of the rich privately to avoid embarrassment of public trial
- Richard Las, the deputy director of HMRC in charge of organised crime, said the wealthy ‘were afraid of the ‘reputational damage’
Bhvishya Patel For Mailonline
The most powerful members of society are able to escape prosecution for financial crimes, HM Revenue Customs (HMRC) has admitted.
The non-ministerial department of the UK Government responsible for the collection of taxes released this information for the first time at an economic