- .Tax Tribunal Appeals
- .HMRC Seized Goods
- .HMRC Inspections
- .Civil Investigations of Fraud and Disclosure
- .Conspiracy to Defraud
- .Excise Duty Fraud
- .HMRC Criminal Investigation
- .HMRC Interview Under Caution
- .HMRC Litigation – Bankruptcy or Winding Up Proceedings
- .HMRC Regulatory Advice
- .Involvement in Tax Avoidance Schemes
- .Non-payment of Income Tax
- .PAYE and Payroll Fraud
- .Research and Development Tax Fraud
- .Tax Credit Fraud
- .Tax Dispute Resolution
- .Tax Evasion and Penalties
- .Tax Investigation Criminal Proceedings
- .Tax Investigations
- .Tax Tribunal
- .VAT Compliance and Inspection
- .VAT Missing Trader Intra-Community Fraud (MTIC)
- .VAT Repayment Fraud
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Civil Investigations of Fraud and Disclosure
If you have received a letter from HMRC stating that you have been issued with a Code of Practice 9, this means that HMRC have grounds to suspect that there is something irregular in your tax affairs. You will be subject to a full HMRC investigation, and face a civil penalty if fraudulent conduct is discovered.
I’ve received a COP9 letter from HMRC – What should I do?
If you’ve received a COP9 letter from HMRC, even if you haven’t done anything wrong, we strongly advise you to obtain legal advice from a professional. There may be an innocent explanation for why HMRC are suspicious of you, and we’re here to assist you every step of the way.
Remember: HMRC have the power to investigate you with or without your voluntary permission and cooperation.
I want to disclose irregularities in my tax affairs – Can I do this?
Yes. HMRC will give you the opportunity to disclose any irregularities in your tax affairs.
How can DPP Business & Tax help?
Our team of business & tax specialists have decades of experience in handling COP9 cases. We will make sure that you are treated fairly and in a dignified manner by HMRC, from start to finish, and offer honest, reliable HMRC investigation help and legal advice about how to move forward and get the best outcome.
Contact a member of our knowledgeable and approachable team today.
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