HMRC calls on universities to protect students from tax scams

Press releases   •   Sep 21, 2019 00:01 BST

New students starting university this year could be likely targets of a fresh wave of tax scams, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) warns.

Airport car park crook must repay £300,000

News   •   Sep 16, 2019 14:00 BST

A jailed airport car park boss must repay almost £300,000 in stolen tax or face another three years behind bars.

£120 million booze fraudsters jailed for 46 years

Press releases   •   Sep 06, 2019 16:27 BST

A Berkshire-based gang that stole £34 million in VAT and laundered £87 million after selling illicit alcohol have been jailed for more than 46 years

Accountant and haulage boss jailed for tax fraud

Press releases   •   Sep 06, 2019 10:03 BST

An accountant and haulier who lied to employees and customers to commit a £130,000 tax fraud have been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Ferrari driving father and son sentenced for horse box fraud

Press releases   •   Sep 05, 2019 09:50 BST

A father and son who ran businesses that bought and sold horse boxes have been sentenced after an investigation into a £1.5 million VAT fraud.

Money sender fined record £7.8m in money laundering crackdown

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 00:01 BST

The fight against money laundering has taken a significant step forward today, as HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announces a record fine against a London business for breaching strict regulations which could have left them at the mercy of criminals looking to wash dirty cash.

£16 million funding boost to support thousands more customs experts

Press releases   •   Sep 03, 2019 10:22 BST

Thousands of customs experts will be trained and businesses supported for trading post-Brexit with thanks to £16 million in new government funding launching today.

Join thousands of others with a Help to Save account and earn 50p for every £1 you save

Press releases   •   Aug 30, 2019 10:39 BST

Over 132,000 people have signed up to the government-backed savings account Help to Save – depositing more than £31.4 million.

Devon market trader jailed for stealing £900k to fund gambling addiction

News   •   Aug 27, 2019 16:08 BST

A market trader from Devon has been jailed for stealing more than £900k in VAT repayments to fund a gambling addiction.

Spain too hot for fridge gang fugitive

News   •   Aug 22, 2019 16:49 BST

A key player in two multimillion pound tobacco frauds is finally behind bars after being tracked to a villa in northern Spain, six years after he went on the run.

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HMRC is responsible for making sure that the money is available to fund the UK’s public services and for helping families and individuals with targeted financial support.


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