HMRC publishes Annual Report and Accounts for 2017 to 2018

Press Releases   •   Jul 12, 2018 14:45 BST

Lorry driver jailed for smuggling cigarettes in black pudding delivery

Press Releases   •   Oct 19, 2018 16:45 BST

A lorry driver who was caught smuggling millions of cigarettes into the UK has been jailed for two years and 10 months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Father and son tobacco smugglers jailed

Press Releases   •   Oct 19, 2018 16:10 BST

A father and son have been jailed after they were caught smuggling almost half a tonne of illegal tobacco into the UK hidden under pot plants.

Co Armagh woman sentenced for shed load of illegal cigarettes

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2018 16:48 BST

A Co Armagh woman, who stored almost one million illegal cigarettes in an outbuilding next to her home, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment, suspended for three years after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Making Tax Digital for VAT pilot open for business

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2018 14:41 BST

A pilot for a new online VAT service was launched today, with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) inviting more than half a million businesses to try it ahead of new rules coming into force in April 2019.

‘Nothing to Declare’ couple sentenced

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2018 15:30 BST

A married couple who walked through the customs green channel at Bristol Airport with 561 times more tobacco and 54 times the amount of cigarettes than allowed, have been sentenced after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Clothing wholesaler sentenced for VAT fraud

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2018 14:35 BST

A Rochdale clothing wholesaler has been sentenced for forging documents to steal almost £120,000 in VAT repayments.

Kebab shop tax fraudster ordered to pay back £245,000

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2018 10:53 BST

A jailed Warrington takeaway owner, who lied about his sales to evade tax, must repay £245,000 or face another two behind bars.

Jet-setting pub couple ordered to pay back £355,000

Press Releases   •   Oct 08, 2018 15:20 BST

A Liverpool couple who dodged tax and swindled benefits to fund a luxury lifestyle must repay £355,000 or face more time behind bars.

Tax stealing duo jailed

Press Releases   •   Oct 04, 2018 13:29 BST

A pair of company bosses, who spun a web of lies so they could steal more than £360,000 through various tax frauds, have been jailed.

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