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  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 23 Jul 2018 4:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    HMRC explains that companies can avoid VAT penalties in future “by not becoming involved in any transactions connected with VAT fraud’’



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