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  • 29 Apr 2013 11:47 PM | Anonymous

    Five people are to be charged in connection with a film industry tax relief fraud which cost the public purse around £125 million, the Crown Prosecution Service said today. All five defendants are due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on June 18.

  • 23 Apr 2013 11:47 PM | Anonymous

    The number of individuals prosecuted for tax fraud soared by 53 per cent last year as the government took a more aggressive stance on tax compliance.

  • 01 Apr 2013 11:48 PM | Anonymous

    Bashar Al-Issa, described as the architect of the fraud, was jailed for six and a half years by Judge Juliet May sitting at Southwark Crown Court in central London.

  • 24 Mar 2013 11:49 PM | Anonymous

    A former tax inspector used his knowledge of the Construction Industry Scheme to defraud the taxpayer of £358,000.

  • 21 Mar 2013 11:50 PM | Anonymous

    The government has announced plans to "remove the presumption of self-employment" enjoyed by LLP members, regardless of status.

  • 19 Mar 2013 11:51 PM | Anonymous

    A barrister who charged clients vat faces 18 months in jail after he failed to pass on around £80,000 in the levy to the taxman. Edward Paul Agbaje was de-registered for VAT by HMRC in February 2005 after failing to submit complete VAT returns dating back to 1994, meaning he was barred from trading above the VAT threshold, which was £58,000 in 2005.

  • 17 Mar 2013 11:54 PM | Anonymous

    Two men have been jailed after being found guilty of excise duty and VAT evasion after trying to smuggle illicit Italian wine into the UK.

  • 17 Mar 2013 11:52 PM | Anonymous

    Edward Paul Agbaje, 60, who worked from 1 Gray’s Inn Square specialising in criminal law, charged clients VAT but failed to pass the cash to HM Revenue & Customs.

  • 14 Mar 2013 11:55 PM | Anonymous

    Two Crown Prosecution Service employees have admitted making more than £1 million worth of bogus claims for taxi fares.

  • 11 Mar 2013 11:57 PM | Anonymous

    A man from Walsall has been arrested on suspicion of stealing nearly £27,000 in an suspected income tax repayment fraud


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