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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.

Businesses warned on late VAT

HMRC has said it plans to warn as many as 50,000 businesses that have failed to submit VAT returns this month.

Tax fraud highest since crisis began

The Telegraph has reported that tax fraud is at its highest level since the financial crisis began, costing the UK £3bn a year.

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.

Gaming machine operators face last chance

Only a few days remain for bookmakers, casinos and amusement arcades to register for the new Machine Games Duty.

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