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VAT fraudster ordered to repay £2.2m

VAT fraudster ordered to repay £2.2m

Press Releases   •   Apr 20, 2017 16:51 BST

A convicted fraudster from Lancashire, who was part of a VAT repayment fraud involving fake construction companies, must repay more than £2.2 million.

Crooked accountant hijacked NHS identities in tax fraud

Crooked accountant hijacked NHS identities in tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 04, 2016 16:54 GMT

An accountant from Bolton, who hijacked the identities of NHS doctors and nurses in a £40,000 tax fraud, has been jailed.

Accountant fined for blocking HMRC investigation

Accountant fined for blocking HMRC investigation

Press Releases   •   Oct 05, 2016 15:38 BST

In an historic first for HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), an obstructive accountant who failed to cooperate with a tax fraud investigation has been fined £25,000 under the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act for failing to comply with Disclosure Notices.

Sums don’t add up for Manchester accountant

Sums don’t add up for Manchester accountant

Press Releases   •   Sep 02, 2016 18:30 BST

An accountant from Levenshulme, who created fake tax returns and expense accounts to steal more than £285,000 has been jailed today after he was caught by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Film tax scheme fraudsters jailed for more than 36 years

Film tax scheme fraudsters jailed for more than 36 years

Press Releases   •   Jul 01, 2016 14:19 BST

A group of film producers, accountants, financial advisers and investment bankers who attempted to cheat the tax system out of £2.2 million have been jailed for more than 36 years after a complex investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Brothers jailed for tax crime

Brothers jailed for tax crime

Press Releases   •   May 20, 2016 14:56 BST

An accountant from Harrow has been jailed for his involvement in a £400,000 Gift Aid and VAT fraud after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Cheating chartered accountant jailed for tax fraud

Cheating chartered accountant jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   May 20, 2016 11:33 BST

A chartered accountant from Essex who stole £107,000 of tax and tried to hide the money in his children’s bank accounts has been jailed.

Accountant jailed for tax fraud

Accountant jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Feb 04, 2016 13:01 GMT

An accountant from London, who set up bogus businesses and used former clients’ details to try to steal more than £86,000 in tax repayments, has been jailed for 20 months.

Cheating accountant gets five years jail for tax fraud

Cheating accountant gets five years jail for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2016 17:21 GMT

A tax adviser and accountant to the media industry has been jailed for five years for evading more than £6 million in tax.

Cheating accountant convicted of tax fraud

Cheating accountant convicted of tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2015 14:44 GMT

A tax adviser and accountant to the media industry has been convicted for evading more than £6 million in tax.

Liverpool accountant sentenced for tax fraud

Liverpool accountant sentenced for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2015 17:06 BST

An accountant from Maghull, who was found guilty of tax fraud totalling over £64,000, has been sentenced after he was investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Essex accountant jailed for tax fraud

Essex accountant jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2015 16:35 BST

An Essex accountant, who doctored his clients’ tax returns to steal £170,000 which he used to gamble, has been jailed after HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigated him.

Accountant’s tax gamble backfires

Accountant’s tax gamble backfires

Press Releases   •   Aug 20, 2015 15:20 BST

A West Midlands accountant, who funded her gambling habit by submitting false Self Assessment claims worth £296,000 on behalf of her unsuspecting clients, has been jailed.

Derby accountant jailed for tax fraud

Derby accountant jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Jan 07, 2015 12:39 GMT

An accountant from Derby has been jailed for 16 months after pleading guilty to seven tax fraud offences totalling over £65,000.

Bolton accountant arrested for suspected tax fraud

Bolton accountant arrested for suspected tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 13, 2014 13:02 GMT

An investigation is underway into the financial affairs of an accountant from Bolton who has been arrested by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) on suspicion of tax fraud offences.

Devon accountant jailed for VAT fraud

Devon accountant jailed for VAT fraud

Press Releases   •   Jun 17, 2014 11:59 BST

An accountant from North Devon who developed a hands-free megaphone system has been jailed after pleading guilty to a £95,000 VAT fraud.

Accountant jailed for VAT fraud

Accountant jailed for VAT fraud

Press Releases   •   Apr 30, 2014 10:58 BST

An Essex accountant who claimed £340,000 in fraudulent VAT repayments has been jailed for four years and three months, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Cornish accountant jailed for £2m tax fraud

Cornish accountant jailed for £2m tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2014 16:26 BST

An accountant who stole around £2 million by defrauding his clients and the taxman, in what is believed to be Cornwall’s largest tax fraud trial, was jailed today for seven years.

Ex-councillor jailed for tax fraud

Ex-councillor jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Dec 24, 2013 10:04 GMT

A Bradford accountant and former city councillor, who defrauded his clients to steal more than £100,000 in Income Tax and VAT, has been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Coventry accountant jailed for tax fraud

Coventry accountant jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2013 15:39 BST

An accountant who doctored his clients’ tax returns and lied about his own financial affairs to steal over £186,000 in tax has been jailed.