Filter news by category
Search articles by keyword
More than 30 million illegal cigarettes worth £11.6m were found hidden among packets of noodle soup near Dudley.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of falsely applying for a Bounce Back Loan and allegedly using the money to buy personal items.
More than 84,000 businesses took part in Eat Out to Help Out in August.
In a recent announcement, the UK National Audit Office (NAO) announced that the while the bounce back loan scheme succeeded in providing much needed cash injections into SMEs, the government now faces a potential loss of £15-£26 billion through businesses not being able to repay the loans and fraud.
A warning from HMRC for contractors’ agencies and end-clients to avoid ‘Mini Umbrella Companies’ has been endorsed by an independent compliance organisation.
After months of high-pressure number crunching in the face of evolving guidance, for agents and HMRC alike furlough means a lot of work, writes Helen Thornley, ATT Technical officer
"HMRC will come down heavily on those who abuse the system"
The conviction of former BHS owner Dominic Chappell for tax evasion demonstrates that the UK's HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) "is prepared to effectively deploy its criminal powers to underpin its strap line 'nobody beyond our reach'", a tax expert and former head of the HMRC unit responsible for the work on the Chappell case has said.
Two fraudsters operating out of a south London office block are swindling the taxpayer by arranging fake bounce back loans worth tens of thousands of pounds a time, the Daily Mail reveals today.
The crackdown comes amid fears of widespread fraud related to the UK Government’s coronavirus support schemes.
Midlands Fraud Forum Ltd. Reg.No: 06436330 Copyright © March 2014