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  • 03 Sep 2018 8:39 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The number of calls to the UK tax authority’s fraud hotline doubled last year, with informants submitting more than 40,000 tip-offs about people who might not have paid their taxes.

    https://www.ft.com/content/e5e2d8b8-a7b4-11e8-8ecf-a7ae1beff35b


  • 26 Aug 2018 9:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A law firm worker who once welcomed film star pal Brad Pitt to his Birmingham office has been convicted of fraudulently evading income tax and using a false instrument.

    https://www.birminghampost.co.uk/birmingham-law-firm-worker-who-15055972

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Evasion of customs duties – particularly on smuggled tobacco, counterfeit pharmaceuticals, and pirated media – already amounted to £100 million in the first half of this year, while carousel frauds exploiting multi-jurisdictional tax laws have cost the tax man up to £30 billion over the last three decades.


    http://citywire.co.uk/wealth-manager/news/fraud-record-as-courts-consider-900m-losses-in-first-half/a1147460

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A former tax inspector who set up fake companies to deal with payroll services on  behalf of other businesses to steal almost £7million in unpaid tax has been jailed


    https://www.cps.gov.uk/cps/news/tax-inspector-who-stole-ps7million-jailed

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The 11 defendants went to locations around Nottingham, Leicester, Bolton and Doncaster to store and deliver foreign cigarettes where tax of 31.2m had not been paid.


    https://www.cps.gov.uk/cps/news/gang-jailed-smuggling-millions-cigarettes-uk

  • 19 Aug 2018 9:59 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police and trading standards found the haul in a storeroom concealed in a false electrical fuse box


    https://www.birminghampost.co.uk/shop-used-fake-fuse-box-15013829

  • 12 Aug 2018 9:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    It is “business as usual” according to staff at a Lincolnshire Italian restaurant after their boss was jailed for £175,000 tax fraud.


    https://www.thecaterer.com/articles/535111/business-as-usual-for-italian-restaurant-despite-boss-imprisonment-for-fraud

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:43 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A fraudulent retailer, who only declared sales for part of her trading day, has been ordered to repay £250,000 after being jailed for tax fraud.

    https://www.talkingretail.com/news/industry-news/retailer-fined-tax-fraud-bust-30-07-2018/

  • 30 Jul 2018 11:29 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former owner of an Italian restaurant near Tower Bridge has been jailed for four years for VAT evasion.

    http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/9686

  • 30 Jul 2018 11:29 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Around 20 officers from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) found almost seven tonnes of tobacco, worth more than £2 million in evaded duty, inside potato bags at two rented agricultural buildings, in Bedworth, Warwickshire.

    https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/see-2million-illegal-tobacco-haul-14961459

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