HMRC 'plans to share tax data with private firms'

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HMRC 'plans to share tax data with private firms'

Post by cronus » Sat Apr 19, 2014 10:34 am

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-27086401

HMRC 'plans to share tax data with private firms'

Taxpayers' personal data could be shared with private firms under plans drawn up by Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

If given the go-ahead it would allow HMRC to release anonymous tax data to third parties including companies, researchers and public bodies.

But former Conservative minister David Davis told the Guardian the plans were "borderline insane".

An HMRC spokesman said "no final decisions" had been taken, and it was committed to "confidentiality".

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Re: HMRC 'plans to share tax data with private firms'

Post by Bazzer » Sat Apr 19, 2014 10:54 am

Tax, what's that?

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