If you have purchased or ordered items to be delivered from abroad, they will be required to pass customs checks before you may receive them. It is at this stage where, on occasion, items may be seized by border officials.
The Criminal Finances Act of 2017 serves to criminalise the failure of businesses to prevent the facilitation of tax evasion. The two offences created under this new legislation have a basis in the Bribery Act 2010, and mean that your company can be held responsible for illegal tax
Part 5 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (or POCA 2002) enables prosecuting agencies to recover property which have been obtained through unlawful conduct.This right can be exercised by the NCA or another authority whether or not any proceedings have been brought in relation to a criminal offence.