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LATEST: HMRC names dozens of landlords who dodged tax totalling �6.7m

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HMRC has named and shamed 26 property tax dodgers who collectively tried to avoid paying more than �6.7 million.

The deliberate tax defrauders earned income from either rental property, property developing or property tax advising, and have all been investigated and fined for either making deliberate errors in their tax returns or deliberately failing to comply with tax rules.

Amounts payable ranged from just over �25,000 to more than �4m, owed by Erica Stanford, of Meadow Cottage, Hockett Lane in Cookham, who was fined �2.8m for property rental and cryptoasset-related activities.

'�Deliberate tax defrauder' is a taxpayer who has been investigated by HMRC and charged a penalty of over �25,000 for deliberate errors in their tax returns or who has deliberately failed to comply with the tax rules.

Here's the full list:

  • Michael Lawrence, of 9 Arabia Close, Chingford, owed �152,819;
  • Calandra Jadwiga Balfour, of 26A Richmond Place, Brighton (�72,061);
  • Erica Claire Stanford, of Meadow Cottage, Hockett Lane, Cookham (�4,040,378);
  • CHG Holdings Ltd, of 37 Commercial Road, Poole (�441,031);
  • Dilbagh Singh, of 3 Gainsborough Place, Chigwell (�34,811);
  • Gurdev Kaur, of 3 Gainsborough Place, Chigwell (�39,370);
  • Surriaya Latif, of Harkaway, Whittington, Worcester (�51,650);
  • Haroon Sheikh Latif, of Harkaway, Whittington, Worcester (�28,494);
  • Hassan Mahdi Salih, of Longhouse Close, Lisvane, Cardiff (�30,858);
  • David Warren Hannah, of The White House, Welford Road, Arnesby (�30,600);
  • Umar Hayat Khan, of 170 Yardley Wood Road, Moseley, (�61,125);
  • Farida Jhetam, of 3 Lichfield Road, Woodford Green (�84,526);
  • Akbar Jhetam, of 2A Tennyson Road, London (�34,513); Manoharan Sellaih, of 26 Khartoum Road, Ilford (�25,685);
  • Joseph Bernard Cremin, of 39 Hamilton Road, Ealing (�428,832);
  • Pew Homes Ltd, of 39 Lantry Lodge, Moira, Craigavon (�67,971);
  • Jay Lance Stevens, of 20 Providence Street, Greenhithe (�57,859);
  • Piara Singh Sehajpal, of 1 Honeysuckle Close, Iver (�226,005);
  • D J Murphey Construction Ltd, of International House, 24 Holborn Viaduct (�99,000);
  • Michael Walsh, of 59 Dellow Close, Ilford (�321,925);
  • Vickram Singh, of 8 Claypit Close, South Shields (�51,405);
  • Shurif Uddin Shaikh, of 207 Shakespeare Crescent, Manor Park (�37,572); Stephen John Bentley, of Long Ridge, Egerton House Road, Egerton (�152,171);
  • Vilay Patel, of 6 Samuel Gray Gardens, Kingston upon Thames (�84,414); Kalpana Patel, of 6 Samuel Gray Gardens, Kingston upon Thames (�45,152); and Chang Ling Lin, of 20 Stephen Oake Close, Manchester (�25,332).

HMRC warns that they may no longer be at the address and the business now operating from there may have no connection with them.

Read more about landlord tax and HMRC.

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