Derbyshire pub man sentenced for tax fraud

A Derbyshire businessman was sentenced yesterday for attempting to steal over £130,000 by making fraudulent VAT repayment claims for a pub and restaurant chain. The sentencing comes after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into his business’s VAT...
UK House Price Growth Will Reach 12% In 2014

UK House Price Growth Will Reach 12% In 2014

The significant rebound in house prices over the last year indicates that the housing market is now fully in recovery mode, CBRE said in its latest Regional Land report. After several years of minimal growth, it is expected that UK house prices will increase by 12 per...

Crackdown on property tax dodgers

A taskforce tackling people trying to dodge property tax in the south west and south Wales was launched today by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The taskforce will target those who have sold one or more properties and haven’t paid Capital Gains Tax or disclosed rental...
Three arrested on suspicion of tobacco smuggling

Three arrested on suspicion of tobacco smuggling

Three men have been arrested, and illicit cigarettes and tobacco seized, after a raid by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected tobacco smuggling plot worth an estimated £2.4 million. HMRC Officers, supported by Essex Police and the National Crime Agency,...

Businessman sentenced in £10m money laundering fraud

A Nottingham man, whose business was used to launder £10 million of money obtained by criminals, has been sentenced following an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).Rizvan Mian, 35, was the owner of Imperial Escrow Ltd based in Nottingham. HMRC...