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Business HMRC to track payments

As it tackles tax evasion, HMRC will be granted access to track debit and credit card payments to UK businesses.

Business Wine smugglers sentenced

Two men accused on smuggling illicit wine into the UK have been jailed for excise duty and VAT evasion.

Business Barrister found guilty of tax fraud

A barrister who failed to pay more than £600,000 in VAT was convicted for tax fraud this week.

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Business Three jailed for VAT fraud

Gang members who set up fake companies to commit tax fraud have been jailed for their part in a £300,000 VAT scam.

Business Ernst & Young: 'moral' tax code won't work

Mark Otty, managing partner for Europe at Ernst & Young has claimed David Cameron's calls for a moral tax code would not work.

Business Vodka gang jailed

Three men from the West Midlands have been jailed for setting up an illegal vodka manufacturing plant.

Business Top tax cheats of 2012

Top tax cheats of 2012 have been sentenced to a total of 155 years and 10 months behind bars, HMRC has said.

Business Charity fraudster jailed

The treasurer of a Christian charity has been jailed for five years after stealing £500,000 through false Gift Aid claims.

Personal Fraudsters jailed for £3.8m scam

A Hackney resident will spend seven years in jail after being found guilty of trying to claim £3.8 million falsely.