End of an era as stamp presses decommissioned by HMRC
HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) Stamp Duty press machines will be officially retired from service on 19 July 2021, marking the end of over 300 years of tax-related history.
Payroll fraud ringleader ordered to pay £1.7m
A globe-trotting tax consultant who stole £6.9 million from construction workers’ pay packets has been ordered to repay £1.7 million or face a further four years in jail.
HMRC can help towards the cost of children’s summer holiday activities
Today, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding working families that they can use Tax-Free Childcare to help pay for their childcare costs over the summer.
Scams warning for tax credits customers
Tax credits customers should be vigilant and alert to potential scams, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned, as the remaining annual renewal packs will arrive in the post this week.In the 12 months to 30 April 2021, HMRC responded to more than 1,154,300 referrals of suspicious contact from the public. More than 576,960 of these offered bogus tax rebates. In the same period, HMRC has worked wit
Runaway gang member jailed
A Leeds man, who laundered money for a tobacco smuggling gang before fleeing the country, has been caught and jailed for 2 years and 5 months.
One month left to join VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme
Businesses that deferred VAT payments last year have one month left to join online to pay in monthly instalments under the VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has said today
More than 63,500 file Self Assessment on first day of tax year and HMRC urges others to follow
More than 63,500 customers filed their 2020/21 tax return online on 6 April, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed.
Working from home? Customers may be eligible to claim tax relief in 2021/22
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is accepting tax relief claims for working from home due to coronavirus during 2021/22. More than 550,000 employed workers have already claimed and are benefitting from the tax relief.
West Yorkshire pair arrested on suspicion of £3.4 million furlough fraud
A man and a woman from West Yorkshire have been arrested as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation into a suspected £3.4 million Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) fraud.
Jailed tax fraudster ordered to repay £1.1 million
A convicted tax fraudster, who stole millions of pounds to fund a life of luxury cars and homes, has been ordered to repay £1.1 million or spend more time behind bars.
Customers reminded to look out for their tax credits renewals packs
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is sending out about 2.5 million annual renewals packs to tax credits customers from this week. Customers should check their details in the renewal pack and report any change in circumstances to HMRC.