South Yorkshire booze smugglers jailed for £3.8m tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Sep 22, 2017 17:23 BST

A South Yorkshire crime gang, who evaded £3.8 million in duty and VAT by smuggling beer into the UK, has been jailed for a total of 19 years.


Warrington kebab man takes away jail term

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2017 17:01 BST

​A Warrington fast food takeaway boss, who lied about his shop’s takings as part of a £179,000 tax fraud, has been jailed.


Growing businesses to benefit from expert tax support

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2017 00:15 BST

A new service to directly help mid-sized businesses as they expand and grow, has been launched today by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).


HMRC’s Executive Chair to step down

Press Releases   •   Sep 15, 2017 10:34 BST

HMRC’s Executive Chair and First Permanent Secretary, Edward Troup, has announced his plan to retire.


Jacky Wright appointed as New Chief Digital and Information Officer at HMRC

Press Releases   •   Sep 14, 2017 14:31 BST

HMRC has appointed Jacky Wright as their new Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO) to take forward its ambitious digital transformation agenda.


HMRC opens new Croydon regional centre

Press Releases   •   Sep 12, 2017 14:56 BST

HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) first regional centre in Croydon is officially open, the Executive Chair announced today, at the department’s annual stakeholder conference in London.


HMRC wins £35 million tax avoidance case against global bank

Press Releases   •   Sep 09, 2017 00:01 BST

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has won a tax avoidance case worth £35 million against global banking group BNP Paribas.

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Tax fraudster must repay £157,000

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2017 10:40 BST

A Newcastle businessman, who was jailed for tax fraud, faces selling his sea front property, Land Rovers, and other assets, to repay the money he stole.


Luxury car VAT fraudster must repay £2m

Press Releases   •   Sep 07, 2017 15:26 BST

A jailed luxury car dealer, who built a property empire with profits from a VAT scam involving Lamborghinis, Porsches and Mercedes, must repay £2 million.


The ‘Shisha Man’ fraudster jailed

Press Releases   •   Sep 05, 2017 15:38 BST

A tobacco smuggler known as the ‘Shisha Man’, who smuggled more than 4,000kg of illegal tobacco products into the UK and then tried to flee the country, has been jailed for 42 months.

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