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17 June 2013 12:48
Two men from Derbyshire have been jailed for trading in illicit alcohol and evading around £1 million in duty and VAT, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
12 June 2013 10:40
More than 1.4 million employer PAYE schemes are now reporting to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in real time since the launch of new tax reporting requirements in April.
11 June 2013 10:08
A tax avoidance scheme which routed profits of a tax advisory business through employee benefit trusts has been closed by a tribunal.
07 June 2013 14:57
Eight laundering plants with the capacity to produce over 53 million litres of diesel a year have been dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) over the last three weeks. An illegal filling station selling laundered fuel has also been taken apart.
05 June 2013 15:24
The producer of the first modern British film to be shot in 3D has been found guilty of a £1.5 million VAT fraud.
04 June 2013 09:49
A property development company has failed in its attempt to avoid paying tax on a property sale by creating a “loss” of £1.6 million. It used a scheme that involved buying and surrendering investment bonds issued by a life assurance company.
03 June 2013 15:35
A Kent man involved in attempts to flood the UK with 16 million illegal cigarettes has been jailed for three years.
03 June 2013 15:08
Three men who tried to steal over £4.7 million in an alcohol tax fraud have been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
31 May 2013 17:04
A Warrington company director, who was named in a HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Most Wanted list as a tax fraudster after he absconded to the USA, was jailed today.
30 May 2013 15:43
Employment agencies in Corby are being investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on suspicion of significantly underpaying employees the National Minimum Wage, as part of a newly launched multi-agency taskforce to tackle migrant labour abuse
30 May 2013 14:56
A Scottish businessman has been charged with tax fraud during an investigation by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) targeting fast food outlets across the country.
30 May 2013 11:23
More than 26,000 workers denied the National Minimum Wage by their employers have received a £4 million windfall after action by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
30 May 2013 11:14
The sale of over £6 million of shares for a mere £592 lay at the heart of a tax avoidance scheme which would have left the UK taxpayer to pick up the tab, a tax Tribunal has heard.
24 May 2013 13:58
A lorry carrying 24,000 litres of suspected laundered diesel has been seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) at Cairnryan Port.
23 May 2013 16:22
Two property landlords from Stirling area have been charged on suspicion of tax fraud, in an investigation by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
23 May 2013 10:56
Two million illicit cigarettes, believed to have been smuggled into the UK, have been seized from an industrial unit in Winston Green, Birmingham, after a raid by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
22 May 2013 15:38
Two brothers from Carmarthenshire who attempted to smuggle almost £420,000 of alcohol into the UK through Dover have been jailed for nine months each, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
21 May 2013 16:58
Five people from Leicester involved in the rag trade have been arrested on suspicion of a £300,000 tax fraud and money laundering offences, after a raid by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) this morning.
20 May 2013 12:41
The managing director of a clothing chain, who failed to pay his VAT in full and pocketed almost £68,000 in tax and national insurance contributions deducted from his employees’ wages, has been jailed for 18 months.
20 May 2013 09:42
Tax credits claimants are being warned by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in the run-up to the renewal deadline about scam or “phishing” emails sent out by fraudsters.
17 May 2013 16:43
A Surrey man who tried to steal £47,000 in fraudulent VAT repayments was jailed for 12 months yesterday, as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) taskforce crackdown on tax dodgers.
16 May 2013 17:41
A man has been arrested on suspicion of Income Tax and VAT fraud estimated at £300,000 together with associated money laundering offences.
16 May 2013 15:50
Ten tonnes of tobacco smuggled into the UK from China were seized in Wednesbury, West Midlands, after an operation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
15 May 2013 12:19
An illegal filling station and fuel laundering plant, suspected of selling illicit fuel for only £1.11 a litre, have been dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in Co Tyrone.
14 May 2013 09:53
A former magistrate and a company director who crudely faked documents in a £1 million VAT fraud linked to the house building trade in Lancashire, were jailed yesterday.
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