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North East VAT fraudster jailed

North East VAT fraudster jailed

Press Releases   •   May 22, 2015 17:12 BST

A businessman who ran three international export companies from his County Durham home has been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) uncovered his £198,000 VAT fraud.

Boasting boss jailed for VAT fraud

Boasting boss jailed for VAT fraud

Press Releases   •   May 22, 2015 16:34 BST

A Newcastle businessman who publically gloated about his company’s ‘record’ turnover has been jailed after investigators from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) uncovered his involvement in a £325,000 VAT fraud.

Ex-HMRC employee sentenced for tax fraud

Ex-HMRC employee sentenced for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   May 22, 2015 15:41 BST

An online trader and former HMRC employee who lied on his tax return to steal more than £12,000 from the taxpayer has been sentenced following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

London jeweller sentenced for tobacco smuggling fraud

London jeweller sentenced for tobacco smuggling fraud

Press Releases   •   May 20, 2015 16:17 BST

A plot to smuggle over a tonne of shisha tobacco into the UK, costing an estimated £106,000 in lost duty and taxes, has ended with a London businessman being sentenced.

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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.

Tyrone farmer jailed for VAT fraud

Tyrone farmer jailed for VAT fraud

News   •   Sep 11, 2014 12:02 BST

A Co Tyrone farmer who tried to steal over £1.3 million in a VAT fraud has been jailed for 16 months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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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.

Paying HMRC quarterly – tips for a smooth experience

Paying HMRC quarterly – tips for a smooth experience

Blog posts   •   Jul 08, 2013 15:12 BST

Businesses who pay HMRC quarterly are approaching their first payment deadline since the reporting of PAYE in real time was introduced. HM Revenue and Customs’ Jane Brothwood runs through some important steps to consider.

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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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HMRC Briefing - Tackling the hidden economy

HMRC Briefing - Tackling the hidden economy

Documents   •   Apr 18, 2013 10:45 BST

While the majority of UK taxpayers pay the tax they owe, a small minority are intent on ignoring their legal responsibility to register all their business activity and pay the tax due on it. This briefing explains how we tackle those who don’t register all their business activity and work within what we call the ‘hidden economy’.

HMRC Briefing - Modernising PAYE Real Time Information

From April this year, the way that employers report PAYE (Pay As You Earn) tax, national insurance and other payroll deductions to HMRC is changing. This briefing provides background information about the changes and explains what we are doing to help employers get ready for the new way of reporting PAYE.

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.

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