Only one week left to renew tax credits

Press Releases   •   Jul 24, 2016 00:01 BST

People are being warned to renew their tax credits so their payments don’t stop, with only seven days to go until the deadline.


£760k cigarette smuggling gang jailed

Press Releases   •   Jul 22, 2016 15:51 BST

Seven men, who attempted to steal almost £760,000 in tax by selling illegal cigarettes, were jailed this week at Manchester Crown Court.


Tax advisers arrested in suspected £132m tax fraud investigation

Press Releases   •   Jul 21, 2016 11:42 BST

Three tax advisers have been arrested as part of a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation into a suspected £132 million tax fraud.


Twelve arrested in tax fraud and money laundering raids

Press Releases   •   Jul 13, 2016 09:22 BST

Ten men and two women have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected multi-million pound tax and money laundering fraud.


‘Cat food’ tobacco smuggler jailed

Press Releases   •   Jul 12, 2016 09:41 BST

A lorry driver caught smuggling one-and-a-half tonnes of tobacco into the UK, evading £297,000 in excise duty, has been jailed after an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.


More than 1,500,000 renew tax credits with a month to go

Press Releases   •   Jul 03, 2016 00:01 BST

More than 1.5 million people have renewed their tax credits already, with four weeks left until the 31 July deadline.


Two arrests in HMRC fuel raid

Press Releases   •   Jul 01, 2016 16:02 BST

Two men have been arrested in connection with a joint investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Revenue Commissioners, into the importation and distribution of suspected illicit fuel.


Film tax scheme fraudsters jailed for more than 36 years

Press Releases   •   Jul 01, 2016 14:19 BST

A group of film producers, accountants, financial advisers and investment bankers who attempted to cheat the tax system out of £2.2 million have been jailed for more than 36 years after a complex investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).


HMRC arrest three during investigation into suspected £300m corporation tax scam

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2016 11:05 BST

Three men have been arrested in connection with an investigation, by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), into a suspected attempt to fraudulently claim £300 million in Research and Development (R&D) tax credits.


Lancashire tobacco smuggler’s payback time

Press Releases   •   Jun 28, 2016 15:24 BST

A Lancashire man caught smuggling illegal cigarettes and tobacco into the UK, has been ordered to pay back £240,000, of which £90,000 must be paid within three months, or he will face a further 18 months in jail.

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