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HMRC has taken a more focused approach to deal with tax evaders

The number of convictions increased to 148 for the year to 31 March 2011, according to figures obtained from HMRC under the Freedom of Information Act, with the tougher line following the government’s commitment to make an additional £917m available to help the tax department tackle evasion, avoidance and fraud. The number of criminal convictions…