Tax Investigation

Tax cheat and racing driver jailed after tax investigation

 Simon Atkinson from Hemel Hempstead has been jailed for a £450,000 tax fraud. He ran a halal poultry business where he had not been complying with money laundering regulations. During their investigation, HMRC officers discovered Mr. Atkinson had used fake invoices to fund his passion for racing sports cars. He claimed invoices for racing as …

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HMRC minimum wage checks target rural businesses

Government officials are cracking down on farm employers who fail to pay workers the national minimum wage (NMW), accountant Saffery Champness has warned. The firm said that HMRC was particularly active in this area at the moment and a number of farmers had reported undergoing wage checks. Saffery Champness partner Martyn Dobinson said: “We are …

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