Tax evasion clampdown targets offshore accounts

Chancellor George Osborne has announced a new clampdown on tax evasion targeting offshore account holders. Mr Osborne warned people who are not paying their taxes "we are coming after them".

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Osborne warns tax evaders: We are coming after them

George Osborne said the Government's latest clampdown on tax evasion`would make it very clear to people that if they do not pay their taxes then "we are coming after them".

The Chancellor said, "It is not fair for people to do that, it means that other people have to pay higher taxes and ultimately, as a society, we've all got to make a contribution."

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