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Category Archives: Tax Evasion

Goldsmith [2018] TC 06284

The First Tier Tribunal has allowed a taxpayerʼs appeal against HMRC’s late filing penalties. The Tribunal found that the tax returns were issued to collect tax already calculated and ‘assessed’ by the tax payer’s P800s and were not for the … Continue reading

Accountant and developer jailed for tax evasion following HMRC investigation

Aquil Ahmed, an accountant, and Victor Shearer,  director of a development company have been jailed for different forms of tax fraud involving VAT, PAYE and income tax totalling to £6.9 million. They have been ordered to pay back more than … Continue reading

Father and son jailed for VAT and tax evasion following HMRC enquiry

Three tax fraudsters including a father and son have been jailed for 10 years for fraudulently claiming VAT on building new houses that never existed. Jamie Colwell, 51, Brian Colwell, 74 and Briony James, 45 fraudulently claimed to have spent … Continue reading

Importer jailed for tax fraud

Russell Goodenough, 48 of Aberdeenshire has been jailed for 18 months for VAT fraud. Mr. Goodenough imported large quantities of scrap metal to the UK and sold to his customers with VAT but decided to pocket the £205,000 VAT charged … Continue reading

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

Complex Tax Investigation closed

This tax investigation case came to us from a firm of accountants in London. The case involved a company having been liquidated and director’s loan having been offset. HMRC’s view was that the offset was a payment was subject to … Continue reading

Tax Seminar ??? 22 February 2018

Churchill Tax will be hosting another free tax seminar on 22nd February 2018 at Double Tree Hilton, Holborn, London. The seminar will start at 5pm and finish at around 7:30pm. The following topics will be covered by our speakers: 1-?????? … Continue reading

Tax Fraud: Millionaire Businessman Faces Jail

A four year prison term has been handed down to a millionaire business owner who has not paid tax because he described himself as someone who is not a paperwork person. The businessman from Orpington, Peter Charles Duffield managed two … 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

Property developer jailed for tax evasion

HMRC Tax Investigation Specialists have uncovered a tax fraud by Keith Conner who stole identities of offshore companies to make profits that were not declared to HMRC. He forged many documents to make a substantial amount of money but did … Continue reading