HMRC has received £340 million from the Swiss Government as a result of a tax agreement between the UK and Switzerland, the Chancellor has revealed.
Around 16 million individuals and businesses calling the taxman for help face hanging on the line for more than five minutes, officials have said.
Rangers would have had better protection if the club had been part of the English game, a Labour MP claims.
SELF-EMPLOYED numbers are at a record high and thousands of newly self-employed workers in Scotland will have to finalise their first tax returns this week ahead of the self-assessment deadline on Thursday.
The number of prosecutions for tax evasion and dishonest avoidance will increase five-fold over the next four years, the Director of Public Prosecutions has pledged.