Procurement and tax: beware your sins will find you out
With effect from 1 April 2013, suppliers tendering for government contracts above the threshold will be required to declare their tax-compliance history as part of the public procurement process. If within the last 10 years a supplier has taken part in particular failed tax-avoidance schemes, it will be open to the contracting department to ban the supplier from the procurement process. In the future, suppliers engaged in the procurement process will need to give careful consideration to the potential long-term implications of failure before entering into tax-avoidance schemes.
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