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Why liquidation is NOT the answer to disputes with the VAT man

Posted: 24 November

Why liquidation is NOT the answer to disputes with the VAT man

By Martin O’Neill, Keystone law

Having experienced first-hand HMRC’s attempts to combat serious tax losses, one of the features of tax litigation over the last 15 years has been the prevalence of so-called ‘Kittel’ cases. These are cases in which HMRC seeks to deny repayments of VAT to companies buying goods in circumstances where HMRC has identified a fraud further...

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Toys 'R' Us to return to the UK

Posted: 29 October

Iconic toy chain Toys 'R' Us is set to return to the high street next year with a brand new outlet – four years after tumbling into administration.

The retailer collapsed in 2018 and closed all of its 100 UK branches, but it's announced plans for a relaunch.

Owner WHP Global has signed an agreement with Toys 'R' Us Australia to lead the brand's revival in the UK.

Online sales will begin over the "next several months" and will initially...

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Employment Opportunity: Experienced NEW RAM/Memory Product Manager

Posted: 17 February

Our long term IGT / ICB member is looking for a NEW RAM/Memory experienced Product Manager.

The company’s core business is distribution and open market deals between EU/USA/ASIA of major brands in ITC: CPU, SSD, HDD, VGA/MB.

They have partners based all around the world and close daily deals with RAM.

They are looking for an experienced PM with strong expertise, product knowledge and how to make money on it.

Experienced, multinational colleagues;...

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Warning: Fake Emails from IPT

Posted: 15 February

Please be aware that there are FAKE emails being sent from what appear to be IPT email accounts.

These suspicious emails contain links to a FAKE IPT website as in the images below.

Please do NOT click on the links or attempt to login to the suspicious website.

Fake Email Alert

Please only ever enter your login details via our official IPT website www.ipt.cc. We will NEVER ask you via email to ‘Reactivate your Account.’

If you suspect that you’ve...

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Major VAT scam with memory cards halted in the Netherlands

Posted: 11 February

 

With the support of Eurojust, the Dutch fiscal authorities have halted a major scam to avoid the payment of VAT via trading companies. By setting up a string of enterprises in the Netherlands, Hungary, Poland and Croatia, a network of traders in Secure Digital (SD) memory cards for mobile phones allegedly defrauded the Dutch fiscal authorities for an estimated amount of EUR 9 million between 2017 and 2020. During an action day supported by...

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An Update on ITC Malta

Posted: 9 February

It is with regret we must announce that we have made the difficult decision to postpone ITC Malta 2021.
 
Until recently, we remained hopeful that the situation would greatly improve and allow us to come together again in Malta this year. However, the current safety COVID restrictions associated with hosting events in Malta are understandably rigorous and unfortunately adverse to the special atmosphere we create at ITC.
 
Rather than proceed...

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Warning: Cloning Attempt

Posted: 27 November

There is someone who is pretending/cloning BOMAX SRL in Italy

Their real email is - [email protected]

The Fraudster is using [email protected]

Right now he is using [email protected]

Please be careful!

Posted by IPT on behalf of BOMAX Srl

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Warning: Scam Alert

Posted: 25 November

Warning

We would like to inform you about a Scam allegedly organized by a former Turbado/Kulm Worker, Mr. Marek Kovac, through a new Company from Slovakia: MOJA MK SRO

They were ordering stocks form us and we completed small deals successfully then later deals sending fake Payments Copies from Tatra Bank from which money never came (Tatra Bank even confirmed that the TT Copies are fake). We do believe that this Marek Kovac organized all this, by...

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Eurojust helps Italy and Slovenia unravel massive VAT fraud

Posted: 24 June

Eurojust helps Italy and Slovenia unravel massive VAT fraud

The Hague, 24 June 2019

With the assistance of Eurojust, the Italian authorities seized almost EUR 84 million after unravelling a VAT fraud scheme involving the marketing of technological and computer products in the region of Campania. A total of 49 suspects are under investigation for tax crimes committed through so-called ‘carousel fraud’ by collecting the VAT for themselves...

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CNET Smart Home

The Best Tricks You Can Do With Two or More Amazon Alexa Devices - CNET

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Put all your Amazon Alexa devices to good use with these four neat hacks.
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Best Smoke Detector for 2023 - CNET

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Protect your home from any type of fire using smoke detectors. We tested them for you, here are the best of the best.
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Amazon's Blink Adds a Wired Floodlight Camera and a Pan-and-Tilt Mount Into the Mix - CNET

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The newly announced hardware is the latest expansion of Amazon's growing portfolio of camera-equipped products for the home.
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Use These 4 Prime Membership Perks to Optimize Your Amazon Echo - CNET

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Amazon Echo and Prime membership can give you major perks.
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This $121 Philips Hue Entertainment Bundle Lights Your Space for Less - CNET

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Today only, you can get this kit with two Philips Hue Play light bars and a Hue Hub for $121 -- that's a $99 savings.
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How to Extend Your Wi-Fi Outdoors - CNET

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You have many options for covering your yard in Wi-Fi, but you have to balance cost, reliability and complexity.
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Smart Home Privacy Guide: Keep Amazon, Google and Apple From Listening In - CNET

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Amazon, Google and Apple employees may be listening to your conversations. Here's how to opt out and delete your voice recordings.
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Put Your Google Home and Nest Devices in These 5 Unexpected Places for Best Results - CNET

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Branch out from the living room and see how useful your Google Home devices are where you least expect them.
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Best Gifts Under $250 for 2023 - CNET

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Be the greatest gift-giver ever.
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Make Your Google Assistant Instantly Less Annoying by Disabling These 5 Settings - CNET

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Enjoy your Google Home or Google Nest device so much more by updating these features.
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4 Reasons Why You Need to Keep Your Amazon Alexa Device in the Living Room - CNET

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Turn your room into a home theatre, reenergize family game night and so much more.
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Nab a Wired Ring Video Doorbell for Just $39 Right Now at Amazon - CNET

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Save 40% on Ring's wired doorbell camera and get it for its lowest price to date.
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The Best Ways to Use Your Amazon Alexa Device in Your Bedroom - CNET

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Alexa belongs on your bedside table. Here's why.
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The Best Uses for Your Amazon Alexa Device in Each Room of Your Home - CNET

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Your Amazon Echo is much more useful when placed in these ideal locations.
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4 Places You Should Always Avoid Putting Your Amazon Alexa Speaker - CNET

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Plus, tips for where you should actually put your Amazon Echo device.
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Apple Is Reportedly Developing More Smart Home Products - CNET

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A smart display that can control thermostats and lights is reportedly in the works.
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12 Amazon Alexa Tips and Hacks for the Kitchen - CNET

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Your Amazon Echo device can be essential to helping you cook, bake and more.
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Outfit Your Home With TP-Link Smart Home and Router Deals With Up to 53% Off - CNET

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Routers, modems, smart lights and other accessories are available now at Amazon, with prices starting at just $10.
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Best Indoor Garden Systems of 2023 - CNET

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We tested the best indoor gardens to find the right model for any gardener. Whether you're growing microgreens or a whole salad, find the perfect indoor gardening system.
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Best Amazon Alexa Devices of 2023 - CNET

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Amazon's Alexa can answer (almost) anything and is now compatible with seemingly everything. Here's a rundown of Alexa-compatible devices to find which gadget best suits your needs.
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Nab a Nest Video Doorbell for Just $80 While Supplies Last - CNET

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This wired video doorbell offers HD video, people detection, and two-way audio.
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Save up to 53% on Govee Smart Lights and Add Some Color to Your Life - CNET

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Amazon is offering big discounts on unique Govee smart lights for your home, patio, TV and even your car.
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Smart Home Cheat Sheet: Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Apple HomeKit Features You Need to Know - CNET

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It's easy to turn your home into a smart home. Let our experts help.
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The 6 Most Important Tech Trends We Saw at CES 2023 - CNET

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Over the next few years, these trends will shape the industry.
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9 Worthy Amazon Prime Perks You Should Know About - CNET

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Here's how you can put your Amazon Prime membership to good use this year.
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