Tag Archives: HMRC

Hiding their light

A little while ago I had a moan (I know – hard to believe) about HMRC failing to publish information about its AML activities.  But it turns out that the fault is partly mine: I am just not looking hard … Continue reading

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Cleaning house for estate agents

Just to raise the tone of this blog a little, I’d like to start today with a quotation from Voltaire’s 1759 satirical novel “Candide”: “Dans ce pays-ci, il est bon de tuer de temps en temps un amiral pour encourager les … Continue reading

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Me first, no, me first

And so the battle to appear whiter than white begins – and not before time.  As British politicians fall over themselves to publish their tax returns, the UK government has announced the launch of a new taskforce to investigate the … Continue reading

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Without AML, you’re nothing

A kind reader in Ireland has pointed out to me this recent case (I’m sure you’re all on top of it, but what with the dizzy promise of Easter eggs this weekend, it quite escaped my notice).  At the heart … Continue reading

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HMRC fines HGV HVD for AML failings

In its first AML prosecution of a high value dealer, the UK’s HMRC has fined Bedfordshire company director Grenville Eames £16,000 for failing to abide by the Money Laundering Regulations 2007.  Eames’ company, JGE Commercials Limited, was also fined £16,000 and … Continue reading

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