Self Assessment is simple with a Personal Tax Account

Press Releases   •   Nov 30, 2016 11:05 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is today urging first-time Self Assessment (SA) customers to register for a Personal Tax Account (PTA), and see how easy submitting a tax return really can be.


Mechanic hid his business from taxman

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2016 10:41 GMT

A Manchester garage boss has been jailed for tax fraud after he hid his business activities from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and stole £118,000 from UK taxpayers.


Nightclub doorman sentenced for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2016 17:01 GMT

A security doorman, and former HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) employee, has been sentenced for tax evasion.


Edinburgh VAT fraudster sentenced

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2016 12:32 GMT

An Edinburgh builder, who stole almost £120,000 of VAT that he had charged his customers, has been jailed for 20 months after he was investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).


Ex-council worker jailed for fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2016 16:37 GMT

​An ex-council employee, who faked building works to steal almost £1 million, has been jailed for seven and half years after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).


Suspected Illicit cigarette factory smoked out

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2016 13:34 GMT

A suspected illicit cigarette-processing factory has been dismantled in Birmingham during a raid led by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).


HMRC and Concentrix end tax credits contract

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2016 17:25 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and Concentrix have agreed to end, with immediate effect, the contract through which Concentrix provided additional capacity to check tax credits claims and reduce error and fraud in the system.


Money laundering pair snared by traffic jam

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2016 09:58 GMT

A London money launderer and his accomplice, whose bid to escape arrest by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) was thwarted by a traffic jam, have been jailed for a total of eight-and-a-half years for laundering £5.9m.


Glazing salesman in double tax scam

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2016 09:35 GMT

A South Yorkshire double glazing salesman who was convicted of a £144,000 tax fraud has been jailed – after evading a further £20,000 while on bail awaiting sentence.


Crooked accountant hijacked NHS identities in tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 04, 2016 16:54 GMT

An accountant from Bolton, who hijacked the identities of NHS doctors and nurses in a £40,000 tax fraud, has been jailed.

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