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That’s another Accountex done, a show which gets bigger and better every year.

A Londoner who claimed to run a multi-million pound business from his flat has been jailed for three years for stealing almost £350,000 worth of  VAT fraud.


A client called me the other day and mentioned that she had been charged VAT by an unregistered trader, her comment along the lines of "Small business, mistakenly charged VAT when not even register


The former directors of an eco-electrical manufacturing company has been sentenced for a £220,000 VAT fraud at Salisbury Crown Court last Friday.

HMRC has launched five VAT taskforces in the Midlands as part of an initiative to bring in over £100m in the current tax year.


Two pharmacists who lied about exporting life-saving cancer and HIV medicines to Nigeria have been jailed for six and a half years for fraudulently claiming £300,000 in VAT repayments.

A Bristol businessman involved in a £156m VAT fraud wants to return to the UK and face his prison sentence after nearly 10 years on the run.


A film fraudster has been jailed for three years and eight months after cheating the public revenue of £1.6m in VAT. 


Devon accountant Robert Carpenter was jailed at Exeter Crown Court last week after pleading guilty to a £95,000 VAT fraud. 

A Northern Irish bookkeeper was jailed for nine months for her part in a £140,000 VAT fraud.