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Five arrested in Co Tyrone tobacco raids

Five arrested in Co Tyrone tobacco raids

Press Releases   •   May 28, 2015 16:24 BST

Five men have been arrested, and more than four million suspected illicit cigarettes seized, as part of a joint investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and the Revenue Commissioners.

Salford couple jailed for £3.8m tobacco duty fraud

Salford couple jailed for £3.8m tobacco duty fraud

Press Releases   •   May 28, 2015 15:04 BST

A couple from Manchester have been jailed for a £3.8 million excise fraud, involving over 25 tonnes of counterfeit tobacco, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Tax fraud proves fruitless for Derbyshire duo

Tax fraud proves fruitless for Derbyshire duo

Press Releases   •   May 28, 2015 10:53 BST

A director of a Derbyshire ‘fruit and veg’ company and his bookkeeper, who attempted to claim more than £620,000 in VAT by creating fake invoices, have been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

​HMRC investigates suspected Money Laundering Regulations breaches

​HMRC investigates suspected Money Laundering Regulations breaches

Press Releases   •   May 28, 2015 10:41 BST

Five properties in The Lothians and Fife, the registered addresses for around 1,500 companies, were searched yesterday morning by officers from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The searches are part of an investigation linked to suspected Money Laundering Regulations breaches and illegal film distribution.

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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.

Beautician sentenced for tax fraud

Beautician sentenced for tax fraud

News   •   Dec 09, 2014 15:31 GMT

A Nottinghamshire beautician who cheated the taxpayer out of more than £30,000 by lying about her income and personal circumstances has been sentenced today.

Payback time for Fermanagh farmer

Payback time for Fermanagh farmer

News   •   Nov 07, 2014 13:52 GMT

A Fermanagh farmer, who was jailed for stealing nearly £500,000 in fraudulent VAT repayments, has been ordered to repay £60,000 or serve a further two years in prison.

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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.

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Op Ugly Discarded goods used as cover load NW13/15 Salford couple jailed for £3.8m tobacco duty fraud

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Op Ugly Discarded cover load of shelves NW13/15 Salford couple jailed for £3.8m tobacco duty fraud

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Patent Box interview with Exchequer Secretary

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

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New government clampdown on tax dodgers

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

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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.

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  • Senior Press Officer
  • Business Desk
  • paul.conroy1@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk
  • 03000 585028
Responsible for Corporation Tax; Large Business Service; Employers’ PAYE & National... Show more

  • Press Officer
  • Central England
  • stevie.roden@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk
  • 07469 021 524

  • Digital Press Officer
  • Strategy, Planning and Digital Media
  • chfunlristopher.khadem@hmrrkc.yygsfdcti.dlgigoeohzv.aauk
  • 03000 585022

  • Press Officer
  • Family & Law Enforcement desk
  • kscxmicheltlzm.rppzfglubintdzszvebhrgwnhsfgxi@dwyrhmusloqrmcrc.gsi.govmqvn.uwnmyk
  • 03000 585030
Responsible for HR issues; Estates; Tax Credits; Child Benefit; Data loss/ security; MTIC &... Show more

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