Skip to main content

Press Releases View all 729 hits

Payback time for security company director

Payback time for security company director

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2018 14:56 BST

A Gloucester security services company director, who was jailed for stealing almost half a million pounds in tax, must pay back £67,424 or face another two years in jail and still owe the money.

Gambling Hampshire builder jailed for VAT fraud

Gambling Hampshire builder jailed for VAT fraud

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2018 18:30 BST

A former builder, who falsely claimed £750,000 of VAT repayments to pay for gambling and living expenses, has been jailed for two years and eight months.

Two arrests in suspected £12m tax fraud

Two arrests in suspected £12m tax fraud

Press Releases   •   May 10, 2018 11:53 BST

Two men have been arrested as part of an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected £12 million VAT fraud.

Wiltshire businessman jailed in £190k tax scam

Wiltshire businessman jailed in £190k tax scam

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2018 14:22 BST

A company director, who stole more than £190,000 in tax, has been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

News View all 10 hits

Cigarette smugglers must repay stolen tax

Cigarette smugglers must repay stolen tax

News   •   Aug 18, 2015 14:15 BST

The ringleader of a gang that used an airline’s staff discount travel programme to smuggle cigarettes through UK airports has been handed a confiscation order for £348,705.

Fruit and veg cigarette smuggling ring squashed

Fruit and veg cigarette smuggling ring squashed

News   •   Jul 21, 2015 16:57 BST

A criminal gang from London, who used their freight company as a cover to smuggle more than 14 million cigarettes inside boxes of fruit and vegetables, have been jailed for a total of more than 15 years.

HMRC target wealthy tax cheats in Northern Ireland

HMRC target wealthy tax cheats in Northern Ireland

News   •   Jun 30, 2015 16:39 BST

A taskforce tackling wealthy tax cheats who are living beyond their means in Northern Ireland was launched today by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Illegal filling station shut down in Lancashire

Illegal filling station shut down in Lancashire

News   •   Mar 11, 2015 16:41 GMT

A diesel laundering plant and illegal filling station, capable of evading £14.5 million in duty a year, have been dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the Darwen area of Lancashire.

Blog posts View all 11 hits

EU VAT changes: Twitter Q & A

EU VAT changes: Twitter Q & A

Blog posts   •   Nov 28, 2014 18:09 GMT

VAT place of supply of services rules changes from 1 January 2015. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) held a Twitter Q & A on 27 November 2014. Here we list some of the main questions to come out of that.

Tax deadline nears for health professionals

Tax deadline nears for health professionals

Blog posts   •   Mar 03, 2014 10:00 GMT

Health professionals such as physiotherapists and psychologists are running out of time to bring their tax affairs up to date on the best terms possible under a campaign being run by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

HMRC launches Self Assessment Q&A video

HMRC launches Self Assessment Q&A video

Blog posts   •   Jan 10, 2014 15:09 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has produced a short YouTube video on the 31 January Self Assessment tax return deadline.

Have your say on tax free shopping for overseas visitors

Have your say on tax free shopping for overseas visitors

Blog posts   •   Aug 22, 2013 09:45 BST

Time is running out to have your say on plans to improve the Tax Free Shopping system offered to visitors to the UK.

Images View all 249 hits

SO 03.18 Tobacco hidden inside seating

SO 03.18 Tobacco hidden i...

Tobacco, drugs and counterfeit goods seized in Banbury (lower quality image)

License Creative Commons Attribution
Photographer / Source HMRC
Download
Size

281 KB • 524 x 419 px

SO 03.18 Tobacco hidden in bench seat

SO 03.18 Tobacco hidden i...

Tobacco, drugs and counterfeit goods seized in Banbury

License Creative Commons Attribution
Photographer / Source HMRC
Download
Size

354 KB • 593 x 412 px

SO 03.18 Some of the seized tobacco

SO 03.18 Some of the seiz...

Tobacco, drugs and counterfeit goods seized in Banbury

License Creative Commons Attribution
Photographer / Source HMRC
Download
Size

376 KB • 591 x 419 px

SO 03.18 Pouches of hand-rolling tobacco

SO 03.18 Pouches of hand-...

Tobacco, drugs and counterfeit goods seized in Banbury

License Creative Commons Attribution
Photographer / Source HMRC
Download
Size

364 KB • 624 x 415 px

Videos 4 hits

LON 2115 Gold Auction
All mod CONS: Man who set up ‘home’ on industrial estate jailed for £950k duty evasion
Patent Box interview with Exchequer Secretary

Patent Box interview with...

The Patent Box enables companies to apply a lower rate of Corporation Tax to profits earned after 1 April 2013 from their patented invent...

License Creative Commons Attribution, no derivatives
Download
Size

1.01 GB • 800 x 450 px

New government clampdown on tax dodgers

New government clampdown ...

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, and the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, have today announced new actio...

License Creative Commons Attribution, no derivatives
Download
Size

16.9 MB • 800 x 440 px

Documents View all 13 hits

HMRC vs McLaren Racing - Upper Tribunal ruling
HMRC Issue Briefing - How are we doing? HMRC’s April to June 2013 performance

HMRC assesses its performance against a range of compliance, operational and customer service measures. This briefing looks at our performance against our targets for April to June 2013

How are we doing? HMRC’s performance – quarterly update

HMRC assesses its performance against a range of compliance, operational and customer service measures. This issue briefing looks at our performance against our forecasts and targets.

HMRC Briefing - Enforcing the National Minimum Wage

The majority of employers in the UK pay their workers at least the National Minimum Wage, but a small proportion fail to do so – which is illegal. This briefing explains our approach to ensuring that the national minimum wage is paid, and how we return arrears to workers.

Contacts View all 22 hits

  • deftniahsepu.sbohaaww@gehmwhrclz.gtdsiwr.gjcovlq.uynkay
  • 03000 585 017
Responsible for - Admin Burdens; Agents; Alcohol Duty; Air Passenger Duty; ATED; BPSS; Climate Change Levy; Construction... Show more

  • Business Desk
  • thzgomdbasav.rjdildheyih1@lhhmbqrcll.gcssiia.gbhovmc.uiwkzc
  • 03000 585 030
Responsible for - Admin Burdens; Agents; Alcohol Duty; Air Passenger Duty; ATED; BPSS; Climate Change Levy; Construction... Show more

  • South East of England
  • luxkcyib.cxkolqzlikqnsmp@hfpmrggc.lggsxbi.lngoiwv.lyukpr
  • 03000 525872
East & West Sussex, Kent, Surrey

  • Scotland Contact: 03000 519 451
  • wifmllnjiatpm.qmlyikonse@hramropc.wagswgi.cdgorrv.akukhp
  • 07469 023 331
HMRC Press officer for Scotland Contact: 03000 519 451