Five jailed in £4.3m diesel and VAT fraud

A gang that included a town Councillor and a pensioner has been jailed for a total of 19 years for evading an estimated £4.3m in duty and tax through fuel and VAT fraud. In short, they used their connections to a farmers’ buying consortium to order large quantities of rebated fuel,
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A Snowball is a cake

A first tier tax tribunal in Edinburgh has ruled ‘snowballs’ should be classed as cakes and therefore be zero-rated for VAT. In the tribunal decision published last week, [Lees of Scotland & Thomas Tunnock v Revenue & Customs], the court found that a snowball does not have
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