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HMRC names new tax defaulters

HMRC has published its most recent list of deliberate tax defaulters, as part of its campaign against tax evasion. 

The list includes a food and drink wholesaler which was fined nearly £30m for late payment of tax and a husband and wife who run an electrical repair business.


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mikefleming3028 | | Permalink



Saad Victoria Food & Wine Limited

HMRC list the above Company as one of the defaulters and its also the one with the £30 million penalty. HMRC have also applied to have the Company "liquidated" so I guess that will be the last HMRC will see of either the tax or the penalty? was the tax paid late  or not at all? The sole shareholder who was  also a director had two other Companies both of which were struck off by Company House I guess for non submission of accounts.

Looks to me like HMRC and Company House  should get their joint act together as I would guess again that to run up a debt of £30 million would take more than a little while. Do CH and HMRC ever talk to each other, do they have a joint strategy for ID`ing serial "defaulters" and or shareholder-directors. Why is CH now so keen to strike a company off for non submission of accounts without reference to HMRC?   Me thinks the system is badly broken and it must be costing this Country billions in lost Revenue. The fix is simple, answers on a post card. 

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memyself-eye | | Permalink

HMRC could merge with companies house just like the VAT agency merged with the old Inland Revenue?

There again perhaps best not go there......


It would be nice to have a joined up Government

mikefleming3028 | | Permalink

Perhaps Lin Homer could be made Chief Exec to continue the good work she did at the Border Agency and the continued good work she is doing at HMRC?  Any other nominations?