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Jonathan Fisher QC quoted in FT article, ‘HMRC: The Taxman cometh’

The Financial Times recently published article ‘HMRC: The Taxman cometh’ focuses on how the UK authorities are vowing crackdown on tax dodgers to prove that the system does not favour the rich and famous.

Jonathan Fisher QC, who was Standing Counsel to the Revenue from 1991 to 2003, commented on the issues discussed in the article saying:

“In recent years the Revenue should have spent more time trying to get one or two big corporate scalps. I think they made a conscious decision and it’s all down to the high cost of investigating and prosecuting these cases.”

Read the full article here or alternatively read the PDF version here.

Jonathan is described by Chambers & Partners UK Bar Directory 2015 as "an established expert in tax investigations concerning avoidance and fraud" and can be contacted to discuss any of the issues raised in the article at

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