Churchill Tax Investigation

Category Archives: PAYE Tax Investigation

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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Henderson [2018] TC 06528 – Tax penalties cancelled

The First Tier Tribunal judge ordered for the penalties to be cancelled due to special circumstances with the taxpayers and their family tragedies including terminal illness of the parents and subsequent death. The judge found that there was no reasonable … 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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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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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

Farmer Jailed after tax investigation

Gerald Moane was jailed in 2014 for stealing over a million pounds in VAT. The tax fraud was uncovered by HMRC’s tax investigation specialist team. Mr Moane has now been given a confiscation order to pay back almost £400,000 or … Continue reading