Press Releases

HMRC launches ambitious API strategy

Sep 01, 2015 12:58 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) HM Revenue and Customs published its Third-Party Tax Software and Application Programme Interface (API) strategy today.

Telford confirmed as HMRC’s latest national digital centre

Sep 01, 2015 12:46 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) In a boost for Telford, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, David Gauke, opened HMRC’s new national digital delivery centre today.

Sweet smell of failure for Manchester smuggler

Aug 28, 2015 17:26 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A company director, who was jailed for smuggling over three tonnes of tobacco disguised as scented pot pourri through Manchester airport, has been ordered to repay £34,500 in stolen tax.

Five arrested in Tottenham for £1m tax evasion

Aug 24, 2015 15:16 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Five men have been arrested in North London, on suspicion of smuggling, after an operation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to tackle an estimated £1 million tax fraud.

Essex accountant jailed for tax fraud

Aug 21, 2015 16:35 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) An Essex accountant, who doctored his clients’ tax returns to steal £170,000 which he used to gamble, has been jailed after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigated him.

Accountant’s tax gamble backfires

Aug 20, 2015 15:20 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) A West Midlands accountant, who funded her gambling habit by submitting false Self Assessment claims worth £296,000 on behalf of her unsuspecting clients, has been jailed.

Aug 10, 2015 11:12 BST Russell Bedford International Russell Bedford International strengthens its Scandinavian presence with addition of a new Copenhagen member firm

Payroll company director counting his way to jail

Aug 06, 2015 14:02 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) The director of three payroll and book-keeping companies who stole over £250,000 to keep his business afloat by pocketing his employees’ tax and National Insurance Contributions (NICs) and failing to pay VAT bills has been jailed for two years.

94% increase in online tax credits renewals

Aug 06, 2015 13:50 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) More than 750,000 people renewed their tax credits online, almost doubling last year’s figure, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) revealed today.

No Human Rights Breach in Stamp Duty Avoidance Challenge

Aug 06, 2015 12:03 BST HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) An attempt to have Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) anti-avoidance rules declared unlawful has been firmly rejected by the Court of Appeal.