Incomplete disclosure to HMRC
In R v Smith and Howarth*,* Tessa advised on the prosecution of two company directors who were prosecuted after making an incomplete disclosure to HMRC using the Offshore Disclosure Facility.
Tax repayment fraud
In *'*Operation Quittance,' Tessa advised on the multimillion pound direct tax repayment fraud, committed from UK and Portugal.
Multimillion pound tax fraud
Advised on a large multi million pound tax fraud case involving a string of newsagents and petrol stations in the north of England.
Advised a number of HNW individuals who have been the subject of COP9 investigations arising out of HMRC's Montpelier tax investigations.
HMRC's investigation into Blackstar
Advised a number of professionals arising out of HMRC's investigation into Blackstar.
Ongoing criminal enquiries
Advised potential defendants in relation to ongoing criminal enquiries.
Tax avoidance scheme
Advised HMRC in respect of a multimillion pound marketed tax avoidance scheme which HMRC suspect is fraudulent.
Indirect tax MTIC fraud
In __ R v Van Laarhoven and others, Tessa advised HMRC in relation to a multi-million pound indirect tax MTIC fraud case with tax losses in excess of £80m.
Proliferation Security Initiative Operational Experts Group Conference, Athens