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Businessman jailed following tax investigation

Peter Davis, aged 58, has been sent to prison for 4 years. Mr. Davis, from London and director/ shareholder of Formula 1 Teamwear Ltd, had operated various shops in large shopping centres in London, Glasgow, Liverpool and Cardiff together with … Continue reading

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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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Large VAT investigation successfully closed after 9 months with no tax to pay

This client is based in Essex and provides transportation services. The client had received a VAT investigation going back four years and HMRC were initially asking for a substantial tax amount together with penalties and interest. Our tax specialists considered … Continue reading

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Tax fraudster and benefits cheat jailed

Keiran Farrer, 39, has been jailed for four and half years for tax evasion including VAT fraud of £280,000 and benefits cheating. Mr. Farrer had set up fraudulent business through which he stole VAT and used it to pay for … Continue reading

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Mechanic jailed after tax investigation for £208k tax fraud

Ian Wilson, 61, was sentenced in January 2018 to eighteen months in prison for tax evasion including underpaying his tax and national insurance by understating his actual income. Cash of £110,000 was discovered at his home when HMRC raided him. … Continue reading

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Free Tax Seminar – Friday 23 Feb 2018 – 6pm

Churchill Tax will be hosting another free tax seminar on Friday 23rd February 2018 at Double Tree Hilton, Holborn, London. The seminar will start at 6pm and finish at around 7:45pm. The following topics will be covered by our speakers: 1-    2017 … Continue reading

HMRC???s stance on disguised remuneration tax avoidance schemes following the Supreme Court???s decision in Ranger Football Club

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

Prolonged HMRC tax investigation closed

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

Security Company boss jailed for tax fraud

HMRC has put behind bars Kevin McKay for four years after he was caught not having paid over £419,000 in taxes. Kevin McKay was the director of IPPS Ltd providing personal security services to the wealthy. HMRC tax investigation team … Continue reading