What is tax evasion?
Tax evasion, also known as tax dodging, is a serious crime that can carry serious consequences for the defendant’s personal and professional life. If you’ve been caught intentionally avoiding tax, there’s a very real chance that you could be facing a prison sentence, so it’s vital that you seek legal advice as soon as possible.
There are a range of different types of tax evasion. These include, but are not limited to:
Tax evasion is investigated by the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), and, depending on the seriousness of the situation, you may be subject to a civil tax investigation or a HMRC criminal investigation.
- Income tax fraud
- Missing trader fraud (MTIC)
- Money laundering
- Diversion fraud
What to do if you’ve been accused of tax evasion
If you’ve been accused of tax evasion, it’s essential that you get legal advice and representation as soon as possible. Here at DPP Law, our expert tax solicitors specialise in all types of tax evasion, including HMRC tax avoidance investigations and money laundering cases.
Contact us directly on 0151 922 5525 or complete our contact form and one of our expert legal team will be in touch.