3.5 million taxpayers have one week left to file their tax returns

Press Releases   •   Jan 24, 2019 00:01 GMT

More than 3.5 million customers have just one week left to complete their Self Assessment tax returns and pay any tax owed, warns HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Rubbish tax cheat jailed

Press Releases   •   Jan 21, 2019 15:43 GMT

A Manchester waste management boss has been jailed for stealing more than £250,000 in VAT repayments.

Start a new saving habit in 2019 and get a 50% boost - New app tool to help savers set goals and personal reminders

Press Releases   •   Jan 20, 2019 00:01 GMT

Start a new saving habit in 2019 and get a 50% boost - New app tool to help savers set goals and personal reminders

Seven million cigarettes smuggling duo jailed

Press Releases   •   Jan 18, 2019 16:57 GMT

A Barnsley man and a convicted tobacco fraudster have been jailed after seven million illegal cigarettes were discovered in a storage unit.

From witches to family holidays, weird and wonderful Self Assessment excuses and expenses

Press Releases   •   Jan 18, 2019 11:21 GMT

Most of our customers complete their tax returns honestly and on time but every year HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) receives some outlandish excuses and expense claims.

Two arrests in fuel fraud raid

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2019 17:30 GMT

Two men have been arrested and a suspected fuel laundering site dismantled as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation into what is believed to be a multi-million pound fuel fraud.

Golfing tobacco smuggler below par after jail sentence

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2019 15:27 GMT

A jobless Londoner who enjoyed a sociable lifestyle of golf and exotic holidays by dodging tax on smuggled tobacco has been jailed.

Four men caught red-handed with 1.2 million illegal cigarettes

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2019 12:36 GMT

Four men who were caught red-handed with more than 1.2 million illegal cigarettes in Stoke-on-Trent have been handed prison sentences totalling two-and-a-half years.

Thousands of sellers red-flagged to online marketplaces reveals HMRC

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2019 00:01 GMT

Over 4,600 online sellers have been red-flagged to marketplaces for tax evasion during the last two years, reveals HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). As a result, many sellers have had their online stores deleted.

New Year – New Business ‘Tis the Season to Be Entrepreneurial by the Rt Hon Mel Stride Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General

Blog posts   •   Jan 09, 2019 15:39 GMT

Fans of The Apprentice will know that Swimwear designer Sian Gabbidon was chosen as the winner of The Apprentice 2018 by Lord Sugar earlier this month. The 26-year-old, from Leeds, beat nut milk entrepreneur Camilla Ainsworth, to win a £250,000 investment from Lord Sugar in her swimwear company.

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HMRC is responsible for making sure that the money is available to fund the UK’s public services and for helping families and individuals with targeted financial support.


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