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Music tuner’s VAT fraud falls flat

Music tuner’s VAT fraud falls flat

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2019 13:46 GMT

A Somerset company boss, who fraudulently reclaimed more than £230,000 of VAT, has been jailed for two years after a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.

Jailed drug dealer in £1million payback

Jailed drug dealer in £1million payback

Press Releases   •   Mar 05, 2019 16:09 GMT

A jailed Blackburn drug dealer and money launderer is being stripped of almost £1 million to repay his crimes.

Estate agents targeted in money laundering crackdown

Estate agents targeted in money laundering crackdown

Press Releases   •   Mar 04, 2019 11:34 GMT

Estate agents have been hit with unannounced inspections as part of a week-long crackdown on money laundering in the property industry, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed.

HMRC warns of landline scams threatening households

HMRC warns of landline scams threatening households

Press Releases   •   Mar 02, 2019 00:01 GMT

Households with a landline number should be vigilant of phone calls from fraudsters pretending to be the taxman, warns HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

VAT fraudster fails to dodge justice with forged hospital report

VAT fraudster fails to dodge justice with forged hospital report

Press Releases   •   Mar 01, 2019 11:20 GMT

A crooked accountant who tried to escape justice by forging a medical report from a Cypriot hospital has been jailed for a £400,000 VAT scam.

One month to go before VAT goes digital for 1 million

One month to go before VAT goes digital for 1 million

Press Releases   •   Mar 01, 2019 00:01 GMT

Businesses are being urged to get ready as over 2,000 businesses a day sign up for Making Tax Digital for VAT

Don’t miss out on new government-backed saving scheme Savers earn 50p for every £1 they save

Don’t miss out on new government-backed saving scheme Savers earn 50p for every £1 they save

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2019 13:05 GMT

More than 90,000 people have signed up to the Government’s new saving account – Help to Save – depositing over £13 million.

HMRC urges business owners to make sure they are ready for no deal

HMRC urges business owners to make sure they are ready for no deal

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2019 00:01 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is urging business owners to prepare now and consider three steps to ensure their businesses can continue to trade with the EU if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Suspected illicit tobacco factories uncovered in Glasgow

Suspected illicit tobacco factories uncovered in Glasgow

Press Releases   •   Feb 26, 2019 13:59 GMT

An estimated five tonnes of suspected illicit tobacco has been seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in Glasgow.

Two jailed for £60m fraudulent HIV cure tax fraud

Two jailed for £60m fraudulent HIV cure tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2019 16:19 GMT

Two fraudsters, who attempted to steal more than £60 million through a fraudulent tax avoidance scheme claiming to invest in HIV research and conservation, have been jailed for a total of 14 and a half years.

Ditch paper receipts – as VAT goes digital

Ditch paper receipts – as VAT goes digital

Press Releases   •   Feb 19, 2019 14:35 GMT

Senior Decision Makers in finance and accounting admit to not being the best at keeping receipts, as 65% confess to having lost them, according to a new YouGov poll out today.

Man jailed for using tax fraud to pay off confiscation order

Man jailed for using tax fraud to pay off confiscation order

Press Releases   •   Feb 18, 2019 13:19 GMT

A South Lanarkshire man has been jailed for more than two years after using a VAT tax fraud to repay money he had previously made as a forger.

Say ‘I do’ to Marriage Allowance this Valentine’s Day

Say ‘I do’ to Marriage Allowance this Valentine’s Day

Press Releases   •   Feb 14, 2019 00:01 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is sharing the love this Valentine’s Day and encouraging married couples and those in a civil partnership to sign up for Marriage Allowance.

Truck crook stole £337k VAT while claiming benefits

Truck crook stole £337k VAT while claiming benefits

Press Releases   •   Feb 13, 2019 15:45 GMT

A truck dealer from Liverpool who stole £337,000 in VAT while claiming benefits has been jailed.

Fowl cigarette smuggling plot in deep freeze

Fowl cigarette smuggling plot in deep freeze

Press Releases   •   Feb 05, 2019 13:58 GMT

A lorry driver, who was caught smuggling almost ten million illegal cigarettes disguised as frozen chickens, has been jailed.

Jail for company director who engineered £5.9 million tax fraud

Jail for company director who engineered £5.9 million tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Feb 04, 2019 09:27 GMT

​A North East engineering company boss has been jailed for more than eight years for a £5.9 million tax fraud.

Bournemouth brothers jailed for 14 years for £3m pub and restaurant tax scam

Bournemouth brothers jailed for 14 years for £3m pub and restaurant tax scam

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2019 16:35 GMT

Three brothers, who stole £3 million in a tax scam involving pubs and restaurants, have been jailed.

Offshore tax cheat sentenced and must repay stolen cash

Offshore tax cheat sentenced and must repay stolen cash

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2019 13:52 GMT

A former Derbyshire company boss, who tried to hide money in an offshore bank account to evade £277,616 in tax, has been sentenced and ordered to repay the stolen cash or face five years in prison.

Over 93% of taxpayers file tax returns by the deadline

Over 93% of taxpayers file tax returns by the deadline

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2019 12:00 GMT

A total of 93.68% of Self Assessment tax returns – a new record – were completed by yesterday’s midnight deadline, reveals HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Payback time for plant machinery salesman

Payback time for plant machinery salesman

Press Releases   •   Feb 01, 2019 10:35 GMT

A Leicestershire plant machinery salesman, who was jailed for tax fraud after he lied about his business’s sales, has been ordered to repay nearly £1 million or face a further seven years behind bars.