Facing a tax investigation or a criminal prosecution in relation to your own tax affairs or those of your business can quickly become extremely stressful for you and your family, as well as having a considerable impact upon your reputation, both personally and professionally. Having the right level of legal support will therefore be essential from outset. The specialist tax solicitors at Ackroyd Legal have diverse experience in all areas of taxation law and regulation, and whatever the circumstances or the nature of the allegations brought against you, we will be able to help.

tax investigation may be initiated by HMRC as a Code of Practice 9 Investigation, on the basis that a person or company is under suspicion of having committed tax fraud. Depending on the circumstances, you may be offered the opportunity to make a disclosure of your affairs at this stage.

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Your expert tax law solicitor will be on your side throughout this process, providing representation when you have to meet with investigators and negotiating on your behalf towards resolution.

A criminal investigation may arise if HMRC decide to prosecute, and you may be called to appear at the Crown Court or the Tax Tribunal. In order to secure a conviction for any kind of criminal offence, the prosecution will usually have to prove an element of intention, or of dishonest behaviour in cases of tax fraud. We will scrutinise all of the evidence in order to advise you on the strength of the case being brought against you and build and present the strongest possible defence in liaison with counsel, with a view to achieving the most favourable outcome for everybody involved. We can also provide advice and guidance on the relevant appeals procedures where applicable.

Tax law and the rules and procedures in relation to tax fraud are complex by nature, and because every set of circumstances is unique, each case will be decided upon its own facts and merits. Whatever your position, having the highest standard of legal advice and representation can make a real difference to the outcome of the proceedings, and the tax specialists at Ackroyd Legal have the skills and expertise to help you.


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