Tax adviser jailed for VAT and income tax fraud

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Birmingham tax adviser David Douglass was jailed for 18 months after stealing £400,000 in VAT and income tax fraud.

Douglass did not declare income or pay tax on his £1m earnings for 13 years, an HMRC investigation found. 

He was a regulated financial adviser, specialising in investment portfolios and pensions. While advising clients on tax matters, the former adviser...

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So, he was regulated was he? 13 years!

Not my idea of regulation.

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Im sure...

He came onto me once in wetherspoons birmingham city centre.... :)

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Unlucky 13

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He came onto me once in wetherspoons birmingham city centre.... :)

You shouldn't be so lucky!  Paragraph  If in real life he looks like his photo I'd have sussed him out in 13 seconds.

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13 years tax free

9 months in a min security jail

and a claw back of anything he hasn't spent or hidden very well.

Not THAT much disincentive here is there?

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