the United Kingdom billions of pounds is lost annually due
to tax fraud.
are some statistics:
evading VAT on alcohol and tobacco cost the government £7.3
government loses up to £3.5 billion a year through tobacco
government loses up to £1 billion a year due to fuel
has been a 150% rise in fraud cases between January and June
2002 in comparison to the previous year.
a history of taxation in the United Kingdom click here.
some opinions on the tax system in the United Kingdom click