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A company director, who stole more than £1.6 million in tax while pretending to be a spy to hide his life of crime, has been jailed.
HM Revenue and Customs has defeated a tax avoidance scheme used by the wealthy to reduce their tax bills, which the department expects to protect £325 million in unpaid tax.
A lorry driver caught smuggling 600,000 illicit cigarettes into Dover, among pallets of floor panels, has been jailed for 16 months after he was investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
A phoney North Yorkshire horse trader who attempted to avoid an investigation into a £280,000 tax fraud by lying about having cancer has been jailed.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has won a landmark case against a tax avoidance scheme promoter that could lead to the recovery of £110 million.
Three men, who were caught supplying or receiving almost half a million smuggled cigarettes in Surrey, have been sentenced for evading more than £115,000 in excise duty.
A tax tribunal has ruled against a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) avoidance scheme used by Crest Nicholson, one of the UK’s largest house builders, meaning it will have to pay the £1.3m it owes.
Two lorry drivers who smuggled cigarettes and tobacco into the UK have been jailed for a total of four years, after investigations by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
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.
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.