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Furniture boss jailed for £150k VAT scam

Furniture boss jailed for £150k VAT scam

Apr 08, 2019 11:01 BST
A discount furniture store boss has been jailed for a scam that cheated taxpayers out o...

HMRC extends deadline for £8 million of customs training funding

HMRC extends deadline for £8 million of customs training funding

Apr 08, 2019 09:32 BST
Today, HM Revenue and Customs announced that the deadline for applications for an £8 mi...

“Shocking and dangerous treatment” of innocent Brit ex soldier PTSD victim jailed in Dubai

“Shocking and dangerous treatment” of innocent Brit ex soldier PTSD victim jailed in Dubai

Apr 08, 2019 09:00 BST
The parents of a former British army dog handler and war hero being held in a Dubai jai...

British mother faces 2 years jail and £50,000 fine in Dubai, because of old Facebook posts

British mother faces 2 years jail and £50,000 fine in Dubai, because of old Facebook posts

Apr 07, 2019 15:53 BST
Controversial “cybercrime laws” in Dubai mean that a London single mum has been arreste...

HMRC urges loan scheme users to come forward now

HMRC urges loan scheme users to come forward now

Apr 03, 2019 12:00 BST
HMRC is encouraging users of disguised remuneration (DR) schemes to come forward to set...

New digital tax system to give over 1 million businesses more financial control

New digital tax system to give over 1 million businesses more financial control

Apr 01, 2019 00:01 BST
From today, the government’s major Making Tax Digital programme becomes law for over on...

Five arrested as part of £12m VAT fraud and money laundering investigation

Five arrested as part of £12m VAT fraud and money laundering investigation

Mar 28, 2019 16:14 GMT
Five people have been arrested and charged as part of an ongoing joint investigation by...

Seven million cigarette smuggling plot smashed

Seven million cigarette smuggling plot smashed

Mar 27, 2019 09:39 GMT
A lorry driver has been jailed after he was caught smuggling more than seven million il...

One week to go until HMRC makes tax digital for VAT

One week to go until HMRC makes tax digital for VAT

Mar 25, 2019 00:01 GMT
There is just one week to go until Making Tax Digital for VAT is introduced for more th...