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Category Archives: Forensic Accountants

Hansard [2018] TC 06522

The First Tier Tribunal judge ordered for the late filing penalties to be substantially reduced. The case was unusually heard in the absence of the taxpayer and his representative but went mostly in their favour. This case demonstrates the fairness … Continue reading

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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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Large VAT and Corporation Tax Investigation Closed

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

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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

Company director jailed for tax fraud following a routine tax investigation

Sanjay Swaminarayan, a company director from North London has been sentenced for 21 months for a ??190k tax fraud. He failed to file tax returns for his company for a number of years and upon a tax investigation from HMRC, … Continue reading