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HMRC blows cigarette smuggler’s tissue box scam

HMRC blows cigarette smuggler’s tissue box scam

Press Releases   •   Dec 08, 2017 12:22 GMT

A smuggler, caught unloading contraband cigarettes and tobacco hidden in the back of a lorry among boxes of tissues, had his scam blown apart by an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.

Cigarette smugglers didn’t box clever!

Cigarette smugglers didn’t box clever!

Press Releases   •   Dec 08, 2017 11:45 GMT

Two men, who were caught receiving almost a million illegal cigarettes in East London, have been sentenced for evading more than £290,000 in excise duty.

Former civil servant jailed for tax fraud

Former civil servant jailed for tax fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 24, 2017 14:11 GMT

A 53-year-old Dungannon businessman, who stole more than £170,000 in a VAT fraud, has been jailed after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Six jailed for total of 45 years as HMRC smashes £100m fraud

Six jailed for total of 45 years as HMRC smashes £100m fraud

Press Releases   •   Nov 10, 2017 16:31 GMT

Six members of a crime group have been jailed for a £107.9 million fraud in one of the UK’s biggest tax crimes.

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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.

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Tax is getting easier for small businesses and HM Revenue and Customs is showing how in a new video.

Tax is getting easier for small businesses and HM Revenue and Customs is showing how in a new video.

Blog posts   •   Mar 07, 2016 10:38 GMT

Tax is getting easier for small businesses and HM Revenue and Customs is showing how in a new video.

Top 5 Questions for Self Assessment

Top 5 Questions for Self Assessment

Blog posts   •   Jan 27, 2016 12:47 GMT

At HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) we strive to make it as easy as possible for you to submit your Self Assessment tax return but we know that sometimes you’ll need our help.

Ten things you need to know about the Contractor Loans Settlement Opportunity

Ten things you need to know about the Contractor Loans Settlement Opportunity

Blog posts   •   Jun 09, 2015 13:13 BST

The Contractor Loan Settlement Opportunity (CLSO) is available for anyone who engaged in a Contractor Loans scheme before 6 April 2011. These were marketed as tax avoidance schemes, but HMRC has made it clear that these schemes do not work.

HMRC gives small businesses additional guidance on 1 January VAT changes

HMRC gives small businesses additional guidance on 1 January VAT changes

Blog posts   •   Dec 10, 2014 16:19 GMT

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published additional guidance [hyperlink] for UK micro and small businesses who supply digital services to consumers in other EU Member States.

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HMRC blows cigarette smuggler’s tissue box scam

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Discharge-Debutante

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Ruth Owen speaks about Self Assessment
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Over 90 jurisdictions will soon be sharing financial information with us...

Over 90 jurisdictions will soon be sharing financial information with us...on UK residents with money, trusts or assets overseas.

If you have money or property abroad, you could owe tax on it

From next year we will begin to receive offshore account and trust information from over 90 jurisdictions. If you’ve declared all your income, you have nothing to worry about.

Tax Assurance Report 2014-2015

Tax Assurance Report 2014-2015

Documents   •   Jul 16, 2015 17:18 BST

HMRC Annual Report and Account 2014-15

HMRC Annual Report and Account 2014-15

Documents   •   Jul 16, 2015 17:18 BST

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HMRC Press Office Out Of Hours Contact

  • Business Desk
  • edward.rowley@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk
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Responsible for - Admin Burdens; Agents; Alcohol Duty; Air Passenger Duty; ATED; BPSS; Climate Change Levy; Construction Industry;... Show more