HMRC task force for COVID frauds

HMRC task force for COVID frauds

HMRC task force for COVID frauds The government will invest over £100m in a taxpayer protection taskforce of 1,265 HMRC staff to combat the estimated £3.5bn fraudulent claims of Covid-19 support packages. Taskforce: 1,265 members Investment: £100 million (On top of £180m announced earlier for tech & compliance) Possible error & fraud: £3.5 billion Target…