Restaurant owner must pay £1.2m or face 7 years behind bars
A restaurant owner who laundered cash stolen by his VAT fraudster wife has been ordered to hand over £1.2 million within three months or face an extra seven-and-a-half years in jail.
Smuggled cigarette suppliers sentenced
Three men, who were caught supplying or receiving almost half a million smuggled cigarettes in Surrey, have been sentenced for evading more than £115,000 in excise duty.
Table top tobacco crime gang sentenced
Six members of an organised crime network, which smuggled almost three million illicit cigarettes into the UK hidden in hollowed-out table tops, have been sentenced for their role in evading more than £657,000 in taxes. Four of the men were jailed for a total of ten years and two months.
Charity Con Criminals Jailed
Two men who faked charity donations so they could fraudulently claim more than £5 million in Gift Aid repayments have been jailed for a total of 19 years between them after their scam was uncovered by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Construction company boss jailed for dodging tax
A construction company owner who stole £300,000 in Income Tax and VAT has been jailed for two years, after a joint investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the Insolvency Service.
Legal representative jailed for tax fraud
A former legal representative has been jailed for two years and eight months for hiding his earnings from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and failing to pay around a quarter of a million pounds in tax and National Insurance Contributions.
No hiding place as tax fraudster jailed
A former Leicestershire window fitter, who changed his name by deed-poll in order to avoid capture after he was arrested for VAT fraud, has been jailed for 22 months.
British businessman gets jail time for tax fraud
A British businessman and former owner of Croydon Athletic Football Club has been jailed for two years for failing to declare and pay tax on income he received from his multi-million pound property portfolio.
VAT fraudster who stole records from employer jailed
A man who reclaimed £166,000 in fraudulent VAT repayments, using information he stole from his employer, has been jailed.
Eleven arrested on suspicion of laundering £50m
Eleven men have been arrested by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on suspicion of laundering the proceeds of a multi-million pound alcohol and VAT fraud.
Lights out for electrician jailed for VAT fraud
An electrician from Surrey who fraudulently claimed over £1.5 million in VAT repayments to fund a lavish lifestyle has been jailed for three years and eight months.
Reading workshop offers small high-tech firms advice on innovation
Small and medium-sized high-tech companies are being invited to a free workshop in Reading on support available for business growth, research and development (R&D) tax credits and innovation. The event will be held on Thursday 3 April at the Palmer Building, Whiteknights Campus, Reading University.