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Tax cheating landlord back behind bars

Tax cheating landlord back behind bars

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2018 16:55 GMT

A Hampshire tax fraudster has been sent back to jail for failing to repay the £190,555 he stole.

Cigarette smuggling plot unearthed

Cigarette smuggling plot unearthed

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2018 15:52 GMT

A lorry driver, who tried to smuggle more than five million illegal cigarettes into the UK hidden behind bags of soil, has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

Duo jailed as tobacco smuggling bid stubbed out

Duo jailed as tobacco smuggling bid stubbed out

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2018 16:11 GMT

Two lorry drivers, who tried to smuggle more than 1.5 million cigarettes into the UK hidden between bags of wood pellets, have been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Christmas bonus for millions of workers

Christmas bonus for millions of workers

Press Releases   •   Nov 30, 2018 13:12 GMT

HMRC writes to Welsh rates of Income Tax payers

HMRC writes to Welsh rates of Income Tax payers

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2018 12:26 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has written to two million customers in Wales ahead of the introduction of the new Welsh Rates of Income Tax (WRIT) in April next year.

Fraudsters get 31 years of jail for £13m tax and immigration scam

Fraudsters get 31 years of jail for £13m tax and immigration scam

Press Releases   •   Nov 23, 2018 16:49 GMT

Five fraudsters who falsely claimed £13 million in tax repayments, and facilitated around 900 bogus visa applications, have been sentenced to a total of more than 31 years in jail.

Pensioner jailed for trafficking fighter jet parts to Iran

Pensioner jailed for trafficking fighter jet parts to Iran

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2018 16:28 GMT

​A retired company boss has been jailed for trafficking fighter jet parts to Iran in violation of Weapons of Mass Destruction controls.

Crooked courier caught with £776k dirty cash jailed for two years

Crooked courier caught with £776k dirty cash jailed for two years

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2018 13:29 GMT

A criminal cash courier, who was caught at a North Stevenage hotel with more than £774,000 stuffed in carrier bags, has been jailed.

Tax fraudster’s jail term extended for failing to pay back £75k

Tax fraudster’s jail term extended for failing to pay back £75k

Press Releases   •   Nov 21, 2018 12:21 GMT

A Birmingham fraudster has been jailed for a second time for failing to pay back the £75,000 he stole in a two-year tax fraud.

Jail sentence dished out to Indian restaurant owner

Jail sentence dished out to Indian restaurant owner

Press Releases   •   Nov 21, 2018 12:02 GMT

The owner of Indian restaurants across Dorset has been jailed for a £200,000 tax fraud after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

180,500 new homeowners benefit from stamp duty tax relief

180,500 new homeowners benefit from stamp duty tax relief

Press Releases   •   Nov 21, 2018 11:11 GMT

More than 180,500 first time buyers have pocketed the cash they would have spent on Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for their new homes, statistics published by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reveal.

Sugar tax revenue helps tackle childhood obesity

Sugar tax revenue helps tackle childhood obesity

Press Releases   •   Nov 20, 2018 10:34 GMT

Soft drinks manufacturers and traders have paid an extra £153.8 million in tax since April, statistics published by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) reveal today.

HMRC warns of tax scams targeting university students

HMRC warns of tax scams targeting university students

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2018 00:01 GMT

University students are being targeted by scammers with fake tax refunds in an effort to steal money and personal details, warns HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Stockton-on-Tees bookkeeper jailed for tax fraud

Stockton-on-Tees bookkeeper jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 16, 2018 13:57 GMT

A Stockton-on-Tees bookkeeper, who lied about how much money he made to steal more than £240,000 tax, has been jailed.

Restaurant bosses cooked the books and pocketed tips in £800k fraud

Restaurant bosses cooked the books and pocketed tips in £800k fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 16, 2018 12:40 GMT

Four fraudsters who ran a chain of upmarket Indian restaurants have been handed jail sentences totalling 10 years for an £800,000 fraud that saw them pocket staff tips and hide sales to evade tax.

HMRC secures presence in Nottingham through lease at Unity Square

HMRC secures presence in Nottingham through lease at Unity Square

Press Releases   •   Nov 15, 2018 13:38 GMT

Nottingham’s Unity Square development is set to become the new location for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Grocer with plenty to chew on as he’s jailed for £120,000 VAT fraud

Grocer with plenty to chew on as he’s jailed for £120,000 VAT fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2018 11:13 GMT

A London man who set up fake companies to steal nearly £120,000 VAT has been jailed.

Jail for family of Facebook cigarette sellers

Jail for family of Facebook cigarette sellers

Press Releases   •   Nov 13, 2018 14:47 GMT

Three members of the same Black Country household have been sentenced for selling illegal cigarettes through Facebook.

Five ways HMRC can help boost your finances

Five ways HMRC can help boost your finances

Press Releases   •   Nov 12, 2018 00:01 GMT

From helping people buy their first home to government-funded top-ups for savers, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is supporting Talk Money Week and reminding taxpayers how the department can help boost their finances.

Tobacco and cigarettes seized in Newry

Tobacco and cigarettes seized in Newry

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2018 16:05 GMT

An estimated ten tonnes of loose tobacco, and 411,000 cigarettes, have been seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the Newry area.