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Pill peddler jailed

A London pensioner who peddled smuggled cigarettes and illegal, Viagra-type medicine has been jailed for 15 months.

RTI experiences computer glitch

The launch of Real Time Information (RTI) experienced computer system crashes at HMRC as it struggled with a flood of data.

Childminders get special guidance

HM Revenue and Customs is offering self-employed childminders free online webinars giving tax help and guidance.

PAYE changes threaten SMEs

Small companies are struggling to face increases in payroll costs as the biggest shake up to the PAYE system in 70 years approaches.

Internal review favours HMRC

Accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young has claimed internal review processes at HMRC are increasingly favouring the Revenue.


Morgan Stanley scheme beaten

FTSE 100 company Land Securities has lost a court battle with HMRC over trying to cheat the UK out of £60 million.

Film tax fraudsters jailed

A gang has been found guilty of making a film solely as a £2.8 million tax scam.

Budget 2013 - The hidden detail

Yesterday's Budget speech failed to highlight impending changes to the power of HMRC's data-gathering powers.

Budget 2013 - cut on beer duty

The government has announced the scrapping of a duty escalator blamed for contributing to the closure of thousands of pubs.

Budget 2013- Changes to National Insurance

The government is to cut £2,000 off the bill of every company in the UK through a new Employment Allowance.

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