Andrew Meeson, director of Tudor Pensions Management and former president of the Association of Taxation Technicians is on trial accused of making returns for two ficticious pensions schemes.

Meeson ran the schemes with his collegues Peter Bradley, 45, and his wife Alison Bradley, 47. He signed and filed the scheme returns, claimed HMRC refunds and dealt with HMRC according to the prosecutor.

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In December 2012, Chartered accountant Peter Rose, 65, of Tadworth, was jailed for two years for committing VAT, tax and national insurance contributions fraud. Using an old VAT number he charged VAT but failed to pay it over to HMRC. He also paid staff but failed to pay over tax and NICs. He was charged with mortgage fraud and offences contrary to the VAT Act 1994 and Fraud Act 2006.

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