HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recent crackdown on tax avoidance and evasion has recovered £23.9bn, the highest since records began.

More than £8bn came from large businesses, £1bn from criminals and £2.7bn from tackling avoidance schemes in court.

HMRC aims to secure a total of £100bn by March 2015, as a result of investigations since May 2010 into unpaid tax.

Tax advice is currently a busy area for accountants due to the crackdown. Find about more about areas of work in tax, including corporate tax.

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