Thursday, May 30, 2013

Forget clawing back billions from Starbucks, Google and Amazon... the taxman is targetting village cricket clubs

As corporations such as Google, Amazon and Starbucks avoid billions in tax, HMRC is instead targeting the tiny amounts community sports clubs pay to helpers. At Sawbridgeworth Cricket Club in Hertfordshire, tax inspectors who spent almost five hours going through the accounts and was sent a bill for £14,403 plus £3,000 in 'penalties and interest'.