Tag: HMRC

UTC destroying beer
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Destroying beer

UTC has demolished a few pints of beer himself over the years but he was witnessed openly weeping...

Package full of illicit tobacco
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Payback time for dodgy tobacco seller

A 58-year-old Bo’ness woman has been ordered to do 75 hours of unpaid work after she was caught...

bundles of cash
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Anti money laundering fees go up

HRMC is increasing its anti money laundering supervision fees from 1 May 2019. The annual registration fee rises...

Illicit tobacco
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Glasgow customs raids uncover five tonnes of tobacco

HMRC has seized around five tonnes of suspected illicit tobacco worth an estimated £1.5m in lost duty and...

Illicit tobacco changing hands at car boot sale
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Illicit tobacco ‘twice as profitable as drug smuggling’

Selling illicit tobacco is now more profitable – and carries less risks – than drug smuggling. That was...

tax inspector
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HMRC re-thinks digital tax returns for small businesses

Small businesses have been exempted from proposals for tax returns to be filed digitally four times a year....

Calculator
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Coping with the rising cost of doing business

With a perfect storm of constantly rising costs and constantly falling margins, more and more retailers are finding...

Sweeping litter under a rug
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Sweeping it under the carpet

Losses to illicit trade run into billions, but more than half of respondents to a new survey say...

Crate of illicit alcohol
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NFRN welcomes new clampdown on alcohol fraudsters

The NFRN has given a cautious welcome to a new three-pronged initiative to tackle the problem of illicit...

This information is for tobacco traders only
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 Another year of upheaval

Every year that passes seems to bring with it more tobacco legislation, and this year marks the introduction...