When Will HMRC Will Carry Out A Criminal Rather Than Civil Investigation?
HMRC’s Criminal Investigation Policy Includes Several Examples Of Where It Will Generally Consider A Criminal, Rather Than Civil, Investigation. These Include –
- Cases involving money laundering
- Cases of organised criminal gangs attacking the tax system
- Where an individual holds a position of trust or responsibility
- Where HMRC suspects deception, conspiracy or corruption
- The use of false or forged documents
- Importation or exportation breaching prohibitions and restrictions
- Where the perpetrator has committed previous offences
- Cases involving theft, or misuse or unlawful destruction of HMRC documents
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