The HMRC can take action against companies and individuals for tax evasion, missed payments of corporation tax, not paying PAYE and VAT fraud by pursing criminal prosecutions.
VAT Fraud and Tax Evasion Prosecutions
The HMRC Revenue & Customs has a policy which states ‘Criminal investigation will be reserved for cases where HMRC needs to send a strong deterrent message or where the conduct involved is such that only a criminal sanction is appropriate.’ The HMRC can take action against companies and individuals for tax evasion, missed payments of corporation tax, not paying PAYE and VAT fraud by pursing criminal prosecutions. VAT Fraud and Tax Evasion Prosecutions in Huddersfield.
They have increased the number of investigations being escalated to criminal prosecution stage in more recent years, rather than using civil action remedies such as imposing penalties and interest charges. If you have been asked to attend an interview under caution by the HMRC, you are entitled to the same rights as in a police interview to be represented by an independent solicitor. Alternatively if you have received summons or requisitioned to attend court for a HMRC prosecution, contact us today for expert advice and specialist representation at court
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