Connecting the dots

Published on 27 September 2021

In a world of increasing digitisation, globalisation and remote working, now more than ever taxpayers are starting to ask "how are HMRC going to find out?".

In this episode, Jay Sanghrajka, international tax partner at Price Bailey, joins us to explain how HMRC might find out!

Historically, HMRC's investigations were often commenced as a consequence of discrepancies in a taxpayer's record keeping or information being received from disgruntled employees or former spouses. Now, at the heart of HMRC's counter-evasion efforts lies a powerful computer program called “Connect” with 90% of enquiries based on the information it generates.

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