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HM Revenue and Customs

The office of the British government responsible for tax collection. It also pays certain state benefits, notably refundable tax credits and other payments related to taxation. It is governed by a board of directors and is responsible to the chancellor of the exchequer. It was created in 2005 by the merger of Inland Revenue and HM Customs.
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William Moody, 61, of Holburn Lane, Old Ryton Village, is accused of three counts of knowingly being concerned in the fraudulent evasion of VAT involving the same companies and one count of acting with intent to prejudice/ defraud HM Revenue and Customs.
There is also a helpline at: HM Revenue and Customs |Stamp Taxes Helpline - Tel - 0300 200 3510 (Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.00pm).
The workshops are organized by HM Revenue and Customs and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS).
Referring to HM Revenue and Customs, the committee said: "We have serious concerns that large companies are treated more favourably by the Department than other taxpayers.
RAIDS: Police HM Revenue and Customs and UK Border Agency officials in a Wirral store
He said: "During 2009 HM Revenue and Customs were offering 'time to pay' agreements to help businesses during the recession, but the feedback I am getting from accountants in Coventry and Warwickshire is that it is getting harder to agree structured repayment deals and it is very difficult if a company is already behind with its tax payments."
Lesley Strathie, of HM Revenue and Customs, said: "This is the most sophisticated and prolific phishing scam we have encountered."
Bob Gaiger, HM Revenue and Customs spokesman, said vigilance by UK Border Agency officers helped prevent the drugs reaching the streets of Britain.
Illegal contracts of employment are generally: *Those contracts designed to defraud HM Revenue and Customs and the Department of Work and pensions by not paying income tax and/or national insurance contributions.
HM Revenue and Customs have said that reports of fraudulent 'phishing' e-mails have shot up by more than 300% in the last year in Northumberland.
Farming has been seen historically as low risk by HM Revenue and Customs and so it has not been uncommon for 10 years or more to pass between inspections.
mobile For news/sport/text ECHO to 67800 HM Revenue and Customs describe the P161 as a Pension Coding form and means that staff can work out tax-free allowances and how much tax (if any) an individual has to start paying when they start to their get their pension income.