HMRC can commence criminal and civil investigations against UK tax payers. Bivonas Law can advise in relation to both types of investigation and work in conjunction with accountants to seek to head off a prosecution or mitigate interest and penalties.
We have dealt with both criminal prosecutions and cases proceeding in the First-tier Tribunal (Tax) and the Upper Tribunals.
We have dealt with:
Investigations and interviews
VAT assessments and appeals
Carousel fraud and MTIC (missing trader intra-community) fraud
Raids, seizure and investigations
Judicial reviews including claims for the urgent release of goods and damages for unlawful detentions and injunctions
Disclosure and legal privilege issues
Money laundering issues
Abuse of powers issues
Irregularities and place of supply issues
Winding up petitions
Applications for provisional liquidators and freezing injunctions for alleged tax debts