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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.

VAT Changes 2013: Will You Be Affected?

Ravi Raval of small business specialist Taxclaim Accountants explains the ins and outs.

Brothers lose slot machine gamble

Two brothers who refused to pay gaming duty have been sentenced to suspended prison terms, HMRC has said.

HMRC beats stamp duty scheme

HMRC has warned that time could be running thin for anyone attempting to use stamp duty land tax avoidance schemes.

Arms to Ghana dealer sentenced

An international arms dealer who sold military aircraft to Ghana without a valid licence has been sentenced.

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.

Vodka gang jailed

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

Tax rises by 19%

British companies have faced a 19 per cent tax rise in recent years despite cuts made to corporation tax.

Medical scheme rejected by court

A tax avoidance scheme revolving around medical research has been successfully challenged in court by HMRC.

HMRC counts down to RTI

HMRC has started counting down to the day when Real Time Information (RTI) changes apply to PAYE systems.

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