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Barking VAT fraudster to repay stolen tax

Barking VAT fraudster to repay stolen tax

News   •   May 15, 2017 16:37 BST

A convicted tax fraudster from Barking has been told he must repay £68,712 or serve a further 8 months in prison and still owe the money.

Teddington landlord sentenced for tax fraud

Teddington landlord sentenced for tax fraud

News   •   Mar 10, 2017 16:25 GMT

A Teddington businessman, who ran multiple property companies but failed to declare his income or that he was a company director to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), has been sentenced for evading £281,000 in taxes.

Corrupt director jailed for tax fraud

Corrupt director jailed for tax fraud

News   •   Oct 31, 2016 15:39 GMT

A Shropshire businessman, who ran 13 companies and used 100 bank accounts but declared no income to HM Revenue and Customs, has been jailed for stealing £251,000 in taxes.

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Contract for checking tax credits entitlement not to be extended

News   •   Sep 13, 2016 19:01 BST

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has confirmed today that it has decided not to extend its existing contract with Concentrix, a company it employs to check tax credits entitlement.

Cigarette smugglers must repay stolen tax

Cigarette smugglers must repay stolen tax

News   •   Aug 18, 2015 14:15 BST

The ringleader of a gang that used an airline’s staff discount travel programme to smuggle cigarettes through UK airports has been handed a confiscation order for £348,705.

Fruit and veg cigarette smuggling ring squashed

Fruit and veg cigarette smuggling ring squashed

News   •   Jul 21, 2015 16:57 BST

A criminal gang from London, who used their freight company as a cover to smuggle more than 14 million cigarettes inside boxes of fruit and vegetables, have been jailed for a total of more than 15 years.

HMRC target wealthy tax cheats in Northern Ireland

HMRC target wealthy tax cheats in Northern Ireland

News   •   Jun 30, 2015 16:39 BST

A taskforce tackling wealthy tax cheats who are living beyond their means in Northern Ireland was launched today by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Illegal filling station shut down in Lancashire

Illegal filling station shut down in Lancashire

News   •   Mar 11, 2015 16:41 GMT

A diesel laundering plant and illegal filling station, capable of evading £14.5 million in duty a year, have been dismantled by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the Darwen area of Lancashire.

Beautician sentenced for tax fraud

Beautician sentenced for tax fraud

News   •   Dec 09, 2014 15:31 GMT

A Nottinghamshire beautician who cheated the taxpayer out of more than £30,000 by lying about her income and personal circumstances has been sentenced today.

Payback time for Fermanagh farmer

Payback time for Fermanagh farmer

News   •   Nov 07, 2014 13:52 GMT

A Fermanagh farmer, who was jailed for stealing nearly £500,000 in fraudulent VAT repayments, has been ordered to repay £60,000 or serve a further two years in prison.

Major toxic waste dump uncovered at Armagh fuel laundering plant

Major toxic waste dump uncovered at Armagh fuel laundering plant

News   •   Nov 04, 2014 17:31 GMT

The largest ever toxic waste dump linked to diesel laundering in the UK has been uncovered at a farm in Co Armagh this morning by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Tyrone farmer jailed for VAT fraud

Tyrone farmer jailed for VAT fraud

News   •   Sep 11, 2014 12:02 BST

A Co Tyrone farmer who tried to steal over £1.3 million in a VAT fraud has been jailed for 16 months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Tea leaf tobacco smugglers sentenced

Tea leaf tobacco smugglers sentenced

News   •   Sep 05, 2014 17:04 BST

Three people from the West Midlands have been sentenced for their role in a £1.8 million tobacco smuggling ring.

Cigarette smugglers jailed after North Yorks raid

Cigarette smugglers jailed after North Yorks raid

News   •   Jul 02, 2014 12:05 BST

Four Polish men who attempted to smuggle nearly two million cigarettes into the UK hidden in furniture boxes have been jailed.