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high risk promoters

High risk promoters is a term applied, usually by HM Revenue and Customs, to a small number of promoters of tax schemes (“approximately 20 businesses”) considered to operate outside the expected professional standards followed by the majority of tax advisers. The promoters of tax avoidance schemes regime is designed to apply to such promoters.