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Tax Hitmen to Track Your Spending

Tax Hitmen to Track Your Spending

Up to two million people are to have their credit files secretly checked under a crackdown on tax evasion to be unveiled by George Osborne to help raise another £10 billion.

By Robert Winnett
9:32PM GMT 02 Dec 2012

Credit reference agencies will cross-check details of the income people declare on their tax returns against their spending patterns to identify “high” and “medium” risks of both illegal and legal tax avoidance.

People identified to HM Revenue and Customs will then be subject to more detailed investigations. About two million people are expected to be scrutinised under the programme, which may lead to privacy concerns.

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumert...



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This is in

Europe..

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James

Yes it is and...

check out the comment by '01010110', he sounds like a Paulite to me. The whole western world has roughly the same problems and many Europeans are waking up.