A company that saw sales rise despite furloughing all staff and takeaways which received online reviews despite claiming to tax officials they were closed are among the businesses being targeted by a Government taskforce.
HM Revenue and Customs
More than 33,000 people across the north-east were on furlough at the start of this year, new statistics have shown.
The number of home sales recorded in February surged by nearly 50% compared with a year earlier as people rushed to beat a stamp duty holiday deadline which has since been extended, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) figures indicate.
More than 264,000 people have opened a Government-backed account designed to help those on low incomes, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) figures show.
The chief executive of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has received a scam call from fraudsters pretending to be the taxman amid a spike in people being bombarded with bogus messages.
The number of phone scam reports being made tripled between December and January, figures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) show.
The number of UK house sales was nearly a quarter higher in January than in the same month a year earlier, figures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) show.
Self-assessment taxpayers will not be charged a 5% late payment penalty if they pay their tax or set up a payment plan by April 1, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced.
Lower-income households are facing a higher risk of unemployment this year, as “deferred” company failures line up as the furlough scheme ends, experts will warn on Tuesday.
Around 1.8 million taxpayers have missed the January 31 self-assessment deadline, figures from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) show.
The number of people accessing their pensions flexibly in the final months of last year jumped by 10% annually – in what some experts described as a “worrying trend”.
Self-assessment customers will not receive a penalty for submitting late online tax returns if they file by February 28, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced.
Government borrowing reached £34.1 billion last month, bringing the country’s debt to a new all-time high, official figures show.
House sales jumped by nearly a third in December 2020 compared with a year earlier, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) figures show.
The Government’s out-of-date systems have allowed people to fall through the cracks for Covid support and made it harder to assess levels of fraud, a group of influential MPs have found.
A hotelier has been jailed for two years for a £380,000 VAT fraud, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has said.
Bury chairman Steve Dale has claimed the Sky Bet League Two club “is safe” after a winding-up order was adjourned in the High Court until May 15.
Graham Norton has condemned “short-sighted” celebrities who avoid paying tax.
A scrap metal dealer has been jailed for 18 months following a £205,600 VAT fraud.
MORE than 5,000 illegal cigarettes and a large quantity of cash have been seized after raids on several North-east addresses.