Churchill Tax Investigation

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Woman jailed for VAT fraud

Maureen Carpenter, aged 52 years, has been jailed for eighteen months after a prolonged investigation by HMRC revealed that she had been filing fraudulent VAT returns in relation to Maureen’s son’s company Booze Booze Booze Ltd. Her intention was to … Continue reading

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HMRC’s VAT and Customs investigation closed after one meeting

This client runs a retail outlet in London and had received a VAT and Customs investigation from HMRC. The client was naturally quite nervous despite being up to date and having paid all their taxes due. Our tax specialists reviewed … Continue reading

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HMRC issues warning for holders of offshore accounts and assets – Deadline for voluntary tax disclosures 30 September 2018

HMRC have issued a stern warning to UK taxpayers who have not declared any offshore income, assets or bank accounts. Currently there are disclosure options available under the Worldwide Disclosure Facility (WDF). This facility will finish on 30 September 2018 … Continue reading

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First Tier, Upper Tribunal and Court of Appeal Cases

Phipps (trading as Ocean Tilers) [2018] TC 06236 The First-tier Tribunal (FTT) partly allowed a taxpayer???s appeal against late filing penalties, finding that the taxpayer???s reliance on his accountant provided him with a reasonable excuse for the initial failures to … Continue reading