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  • 25 Feb 2018 10:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    He reclaimed £260,000 from the taxman and was paid £243,000. But a probe revealed that his returns were bogus.


    http://www.itv.com/news/border/2018-02-16/carlisle-man-jailed-for-284k-vat-and-benefit-fraud/

  • 25 Feb 2018 10:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Revenue said that more than 120 officers searched two private and 16 business addresses in Northern Ireland leading to the arrest of two men and one woman.


    https://economia.icaew.com/en/news/february-2018/hmrc-arrests-three-people-in-1m-fraud-case

  • 25 Feb 2018 10:29 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An administrative officer in HMRC’s “claimant compliance team”, falsely claimed for years to be single parent for tax purposes


    https://economia.icaew.com/en/news/february-2018/hmrc-worker-sentenced-for-50000-tax-fraud

  • 19 Feb 2018 4:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Admitted was knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion of Value Added Tax amounting to £20,000 by repeatedly submitting claims for repayment of VAT on non-qualifying transactions and transactions which had not taken place.


  • 19 Feb 2018 4:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has won the right to retain litigation privilege over documents relating to an alleged £140m VAT fraud in the latest twist to the debate that has been occupying legal minds.


    https://www.thelawyer.com/rbs-interviews-protected-privilege-140m-vat-fraud-trial/


  • 19 Feb 2018 4:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    HMRC has written to the chief executives of major UK retailers, urging them to share details of a prolific iTunes scam with all their staff so that they can act as the last line of defence against fraudsters


    http://www.mynewsdesk.com/uk/hm-revenue-customs-hmrc/pressreleases/hmrc-asks-retail-bosses-to-enlist-staff-in-the-fight-against-the-itunes-scam-2412115


  • 12 Feb 2018 11:05 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The British Metals Recycling Association has said that the conviction of a scrap metal dealer who failed to pay more than £200,000 of VAT which he charged customers, highlights a “significant issue” in the metals recycling industry.


    https://www.letsrecycle.com/news/latest-news/carousel-fraud-concerns/


  • 05 Feb 2018 10:09 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A scrap metal dealer who kept more than £200,000 worth of VAT charges instead of paying it to HMRC has been jailed.


    https://stv.tv/news/north/1407171-scrap-metal-dealer-kept-more-than-200-000-in-vat-charges/


  • 05 Feb 2018 10:08 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    New UK powers to require individuals to explain where their wealth has come from and to freeze and forfeit funds in bank and building society accounts now in force.

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/january/new-unexplained-wealth-orders-give-increased-powers-to-hmrc/

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