A businesswoman, Claire Gould, resident of Houghton Le Spring has been jailed for VAT fraud. Ms. Gould used fake invoices to claim back VAT of £175,000 from HMRC. Her fraud was uncovered after an investigation by HMRC’s specialist team. She … Continue reading →
This case came to us from an accounting firm in London. After the client received the tax investigation letter from HMRC, their accountants absconded and closed their offices and stopped taking any calls or letters! The client was ultimately referred … Continue reading →
This case was referred to us from another accounting firm in London. The client had been under enquiry for some time for undeclared income relating to the main business. HMRC’s focus was that the business had undeclared sales and that … Continue reading →
Subsequent to the decision of the Supreme Court in??RFC 2012 plc (in liquidation) (formerly Rangers Football Club plc) v Advocate General for Scotland, HMRC are advising tax agents and accountants that they will be inviting users of disguised remuneration schemes … Continue reading →
This case was referred to us from another accounting firm in London. The client had been under enquiry for almost 3 years before his accountants contacted us for assistance. The client was under significant stress as this tax enquiry was … Continue reading →
HMRC have recently increased the number of tax investigations to raise more funds. HMRC’s tax inspectors are looking at different sectors with a team of task forces to catch out people that have not paid their fair share of tax.