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Business tax articles tagged with term 'Tax fraud'

Business Porn boss jailed for VAT fraud

Kenneth Drake, from Chatham, Kent, was jailed today after pleading guilty to submitting false VAT repayment claims to HMRC.

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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.

Business Foreign companies face tax crackdown

David Cameron has demanded an investigation into large-scale tax avoidance enjoyed by international conglomerates.

Business International arms smuggler jailed

An international arms dealer has been found guilty for illegally supplying ammunition to Nigeria from China.

Business Last gang member jailed

The last member of a gang who helped set up a fake company to defraud HMRC of £131 million in tax has been jailed.

Business Apple paid only 1.9% tax

Tech giant Apple only paid 1.9 per cent of tax outside of the US in the past year, it has been discovered.

Business Tax avoidance scheme beaten in court

A tax avoidance scheme which claimed to license newspaper mastheads has been defeated in court by HMRC.

Business HMRC taskforce teams target cheats

HMRC launched special taskforces yesterday to tackle tax cheats in the alcohol and rag trade industries.

Business Starbucks caves in over tax

Following months of outcry over its tax affairs in the UK, Starbucks has admitted it 'needed to do more' to regain public trust.

Business Tax row turns to Microsoft

It has emerged that technology giant Microsoft pays no UK tax on £1.7 billion of online revenues.