Watford building services engineer dodged £59,365 in tax

HMRC has listed the individuals and businesses in Watford that have not payed their taxes. <i>(Image: Newsquest)</i>
HMRC has listed the individuals and businesses in Watford that have not payed their taxes. (Image: Newsquest)

A Watford building services engineer has been added to a government name and shame list for dodging almost £60,000 in tax.

HMRC publishes details of deliberate tax defaulters when at least one intentional default on more than £25,000 is made.

This includes taxpayers that either deliberately provided inaccurate documents to HMRC, deliberately failed to comply with an HMRC obligation, or committed a VAT or excise wrongdoing.

The latest update published on November 24 added Nicolae-Crinu Adam, of Rembrandt Way, to the list after he dodged paying £59,365.64 between April 6 2019 and April 2021.

The building services engineer, formerly of Ernald Avenue in East Ham, London, was charged a penalty of £39,478.14.

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The information will only be published by HMRC if full and immediate disclosure is not made when it begins investigating.

HMRC’s previous update was made on September 26, which saw two other businesses added:

Gabriel-Dane Cozmei

Trade/occupation: Window installer

Address: Formerly of 175C Queens Road, Watford, WD17 2QH and 8 Clyston Road, Watford, WD18 6JR

Period of default: 6 April 2017 to 5 April 2019

Total amount of tax/duty on which penalties are based: £55,857.86

Total amount of penalties charged: £39,100.50

Elly Construction Limited

Trade/occupation: Build new houses and refurbish old houses

Address: Formerly of 35 Munden Grove, Watford, WD24 7EF

Period of default: 20 November 2019 to 31 January 2021

Total amount of tax/duty on which penalties are based: £47,659.70

Total amount of penalties charged: £30,025.60

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