Nine men who pretended to be butchers, then made fraudulent VAT refund claims of £1m by faking invoices, have been sentenced after an investigation by HMRC.
The number of individuals prosecuted by HMRC for tax fraud soared by 53% in the past year, according to Pinsent Masons.
Four people from the West Midlands have been arrested, suspected of carrying out a £5m international tax credit and maternity allowance fraud in a joint operation
A PR executive who has represented some of the stars of the BBC’s Dragons’ Den is threatening to sue HMRC and his former accountants for wrongful arrest.
My brother told me that HMRC can listen to phone calls and use the information to seek other evidence in the case of general tax evasion.
A tax office worker has been sacked after using work computer systems to disclose confidential information to her landlord.
The number of criminal convictions for tax evasion jumped by 38% over the past year as HMRC has taken a more focused approach, according to law firm McGrigors. Nick Huber reports.
HMRC will target thousands of tax evaders after launching its first 16 criminal investigations from its recent tax amnesties.