B&B owners and cabbies top list of tax shirkers

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IFS analysis of HMRC self-assessment data shows 1 in 3 returns under-report tax owed either in error or on purpose rising to 2 in 3 self-employed

Bed and breakfast owners and taxi drivers are the British workers most likely to underpay their taxes when filing self-assessments, a new analysis shows.

More than half of taxpayers in the construction, hospitality, and transport industries are found to under-report their income to HM Revenue and Customs, according to a study of official figures by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).

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