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HMRC wins confiscation order for fraudsters assets

A Blackburn petrol station owner, who was jailed for selling hundreds of thousands of litres of illegal diesel to motorists, has been ordered to repay £133,660 in stolen taxes.

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Derby-based tobacco smugglers jailed after HMRC raid

The leaders of a cigarette smuggling gang, who evaded almost £1.2m in taxes, have been jailed after they were caught with more than three million illegal cigarettes.

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Warning about potentially toxic fake vodka

An illegal alcohol factory, producing potentially toxic vodka, has been found in an industrial unit in Aintree, Liverpool.

Lorry driver jailed for three years for smuggling tobacco

A lorry driver who smuggled more than nine million cigarettes into the UK hidden inside air filter units, evading £2.5m in duty, has been jailed for three years after an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.

ACS chief executive James Lowman

Government delays roll-out of digital tax changes

The government has announced that it is putting back plans to change the rules on digital tax returns.

Tobacco seized by HMRC

HMRC seizes tobacco from shops in Manchester and Liverpool

An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco across Greater Manchester and Merseyside uncovered nearly two million cigarettes and more than 80 kilos of hand-rolling tobacco, all believed to be illicit.

Eight arrests in fuel-fraud raids in Kent

Eight men have been arrested and a large amount of toxic waste removed, as part of an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) into a suspected £3 million fuel laundering fraud.

Lancashire man jailed for illegal tobacco

A Lancashire man has been jailed for four years and nine months for evading more than £2 million in taxes by trading in illegal tobacco.

HMRC arrests six in suspected £440m fraud

Five men and a woman have been arrested in the West Midlands and the South of England as part of a joint investigation by UK and French authorities into a suspected £440m alcohol fraud and money laundering.

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Tobacco smugglers sentenced for evading excise duty

Three men, who were caught supplying or receiving almost half a million smuggled cigarettes in Surrey, have been sentenced for evading more than £115,000 in excise duty.

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Three men jailed over illegal tobacco factory

Three men have been jailed for a total of 16 years for a £17m tax fraud after an illegal tobacco factory was discovered.

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Smuggler sentenced to three years in jail

A lorry driver caught smuggling around 900 kilos of hand-rolling tobacco, a small quantity of cocaine and amphetamine, CS Gas and eight dangerous knives into the UK has been jailed for three years, after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Retailers urged to check alcohol suppliers

From April 1 retailers that purchase alcohol from a UK wholesaler will need to ensure they have been approved by HMRC.

Money Talk: Budget 2015 (the March one)

It was always likely to be a strange Budget coming as it did just seven weeks before the General Election which looks highly likely to end without any clear winning majority. The Chancellor had to stand up and deliver a Budget that somehow appealed to his existing voters but didn't scare off those who might be thinking of joining them on May 7; and do so in the knowledge that he might not be in a position to put his announced measures into practice after that date.

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RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East117.78126.20116.58
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London117.7259.90127.04116.54
North East116.9560.90129.14116.15
North West117.36126.64116.53
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Wales117.10127.21116.19
West Midlands117.39126.42116.62
Yorkshire & Humber117.0267.40127.01116.21

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