HMRC publishes Annual Report and Accounts for 2017 to 2018

Press Releases   •   Jul 12, 2018 14:45 BST

Ringleader of tax fraud gang jailed

Press Releases   •   Jul 13, 2018 15:44 BST

The Leicester ringleader of a 19-strong gang has been jailed for four years and eight months after he led a £2.4 million VAT repayment fraud.

Money launderer ordered to pay back £98k

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2018 12:31 BST

A Staffordshire man, who was jailed for money laundering last year, must pay back more than £98,000 within three months or face another 12 months in jail.

‘Open HMRC’ – Alexa helps Tax Credits customers

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2018 10:00 BST

New and innovative technology to help more than three million customers renew their tax credits by 31 July, has today been launched by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

​Lorry driver loses his liberty

Press Releases   •   Jul 06, 2018 09:47 BST

A lorry driver who was promised £1,500 to smuggle tobacco into the UK has been jailed for 18 months.

West Yorkshire fuel fraudster jailed

Press Releases   •   Jul 04, 2018 16:00 BST

A West Yorkshire oil dealer has been jailed for three and a half years for selling potentially harmful illegally laundered fuel to unsuspecting customers.

Record number of fake HMRC websites deactivated

Press Releases   •   Jun 30, 2018 00:01 BST

New figures show that HMRC requested a record 20,750 malicious sites to be taken down in the past 12 months, an increase of 29% on the previous year.

Gambling Hampshire builder jailed for VAT fraud

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2018 18:30 BST

A former builder, who falsely claimed £750,000 of VAT repayments to pay for gambling and living expenses, has been jailed for two years and eight months.

One million married couples still eligible for £900 tax boost

Press Releases   •   Jun 28, 2018 12:38 BST

Around three million couples across the UK have boosted their finances with Marriage Allowance, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced today.

Lawyer’s tax fraud lands him in jail

Press Releases   •   Jun 26, 2018 15:49 BST

A barrister from North Wales, who specialises in cases of crime and serious fraud, has been jailed for 18 months - for tax fraud.

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