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Fake vodka factory found in Liverpool

Fake vodka factory found in Liverpool

Jul 20, 2017 18:11 BST
An illegal alcohol factory, producing potentially toxic vodka, has been found in an ind...

‘Brain disorder research’ scheme guilty of tax avoidance

‘Brain disorder research’ scheme guilty of tax avoidance

Jul 20, 2017 12:57 BST
HM Revenue and Customs has won a legal battle against a tax avoidance scheme, which cla...

Payment policy nets more than £4bn from tax avoiders

Payment policy nets more than £4bn from tax avoiders

Jul 17, 2017 09:51 BST
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has collected more than £4 billion through the ‘pay now, ...

Tax fraudsters sentenced for £46m wine scam

Tax fraudsters sentenced for £46m wine scam

Jul 14, 2017 16:43 BST
A pair of London fraudsters, who evaded £46.5 million in tax by smuggling wine into the...

Tax fugitive Geoffrey Johnson caught and jailed

Tax fugitive Geoffrey Johnson caught and jailed

Jul 13, 2017 17:42 BST
One of Britain’s most wanted tax fugitives, the man at the centre of a vast, multi-mill...

Improved customer service and record-breaking crack-down on avoidance, evasion and non-compliance

Improved customer service and record-breaking crack-down on avoidance, evasion and non-compliance

Jul 13, 2017 16:47 BST
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has today published its 2016-17 annual report.

Arrests in suspected £2.9m tax fraud

Arrests in suspected £2.9m tax fraud

Jul 12, 2017 08:30 BST
Two people from Cheadle Hulme have been arrested during morning raids as part of a HM R...

Online auction seller sentenced for £320k VAT fraud

Online auction seller sentenced for £320k VAT fraud

Jul 10, 2017 13:51 BST
A Cottingham man who hid online auction sales worth more than £2.6 million from HM Reve...

Fisheries director netted in tax fraud investigation

Fisheries director netted in tax fraud investigation

Jul 07, 2017 12:29 BST
A 49-year-old Anstruther businessman, who faked paperwork to steal almost £490,000 in t...