We have a duty to pay the right amount of Tax, this is indisputable.
The fog starts to descend and the way forward is not as bright and sunny as we would expect. Interpretation of "Tax Law" is an element of inconsistency. Ensuring Positive Interpretation is the key. HMRC can interpret the law in their favour. Consequently a clear and professional understanding of the Taxes Management Acts is essential. Our clients can expect a first-class understanding of the law and codes of practices so the pitfalls of interpretation can be avoided. Civil Fraud Procedure. The procedure refers to the way in which more serious fraud cases are dealt with under the HMRC code of practice 9. This states that HMRC may accept a monetary settlement instead of initiating criminal proceedings as long as they receive a full disclosure of all the realities. It is important to recognize that undeclared income could, in part, represent the proceeds of crime, as that undeclared sum would constitute the ‘benefit’. Our service will ensure that application to the statute will be done properly and professionally, leaving you without the anxiety and stress, so that your business can keep running smoothly
You had your reasons! That could be as simple as ex-spouses who were not quite "ex" yet. Let's make sure that others don't misinterpret your actions, don't be caught out by someone else's greed or envy.
Siobhain Egan in-house Law consultant always there to lend a helping hand.
Siobhain has 30 years of unique experience in the legal professions, having been called to the bar in 1989 and transferring to become a solicitor in 1993. Over her distinguished career she has many notable achievements such as being The times ‘lawyer of the week’ in 2003, Chambers UK ‘ Women in Law award’ in 2012, Lawyer Monthly Commercial Fraud lawyer of the year 2014, A practitioner of note- Chambers UK in 2015, also becoming one of the first women being appointed to the serious fraud panel.
“Siobhain Egan is exceptional in her knowledge and ability in dealing with serious fraud cases. She is meticulous in her preparation and presentation of her client's case. She is extremely diligent and her dedication is far more than that which is normally associated with fraud lawyers. She has a vast knowledge of the law and is analytical, and knows her cases inside out. She stands out in her approach to client care and in her ability to negotiate and broker advantageous deals with opponents. She is tough but fair and very supportive of her clients.”- Extract from her The Legal 500 recommendation in 2020 where she has been highly ranked since 2003.
She has used her extensive knowledge of civil and criminal cases to inform the public through media outlets and publications . Examples of where her expertise have been utilized include : Television ( BBC panorama , sky news, channel 4 and ITN) , journalist advisory ( vanity fair, financial times , bloomberg ).