Tags: tax avoidance
Tax gap falls to lowest recorded rate
The tax gap estimate for 2018-19 is 4.7%, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) confirmed today.
Tax Gap remains low
The Tax Gap for 2017/2018 is 5.6%, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) confirmed today.
Two jailed for £60m fraudulent HIV cure tax fraud
Two fraudsters, who attempted to steal more than £60 million through a fraudulent tax avoidance scheme claiming to invest in HIV research and conservation, have been jailed for a total of 14 and a half years.
Lorry driver jailed for smuggling cigarettes in black pudding delivery
A lorry driver who was caught smuggling millions of cigarettes into the UK has been jailed for two years and 10 months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Football agent’s £1.2m tax avoidance own goal
Former top football agent, Jerome Anderson, has lost his £1.2 million tax battle with HMRC.
Cigarette smuggling couple flee before trial
A couple who went on the run after they were caught with illicit tobacco have been sentenced in their absence.
Lorry driver loses his liberty
A lorry driver who was promised £1,500 to smuggle tobacco into the UK has been jailed for 18 months.
Lawyer’s tax fraud lands him in jail
A barrister from North Wales, who specialises in cases of crime and serious fraud, has been jailed for 18 months - for tax fraud.
Trucker pays the price for tobacco smuggling
A trucker who smuggled two tonnes of tobacco into the UK to avoid paying £371,000 in duty has been jailed for two years and three months.
Low tax gap results in £71 billion for UK public services
The tax gap for 2016/17 is 5.7%, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) confirmed today.
Former police officer jailed and ex-rugby star sentenced in Formula 1 film tax scam
A former police officer, financial adviser and a City trader have been jailed for a total of eight years for a £2.4 million tax scam after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Working at the car wash didn't pay for fraudster caught in HMRC blitz
A car wash owner who failed to pay £100,000 duty on more than 400,000 cigarettes has been sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court.
Tax avoidance film scheme flops
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has defeated a tax avoidance film scheme promoted by Goldcrest Pictures Ltd worth nearly £44 million.
Getting to the root of tax avoidance
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has won a landmark case against a tax avoidance scheme promoter that could lead to the recovery of £110 million.
Ten arrested in suspected £35m money laundering and tax fraud raids
Seven men and three women have been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected £35 million pound tax fraud and money laundering.
Catering business gang served up a £240k fraud
The mastermind of a six-strong gang that laundered £240,000 by setting up a fake catering business, has been jailed for three and a half years.
Dudley director sentenced for £1.3m tax fraud
A businessmen from Dudley, who committed a £1.3m VAT fraud to keep his business afloat, has been jailed today for 4 years and 3 months after being investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
HMRC wins £35 million tax avoidance case against global bank
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has won a tax avoidance case worth £35 million against global banking group BNP Paribas.