£16m black hole as payroll parasite David Allen calls in the liquidators.
A massive payroll firm that The Mirror exposed for its rampant tax dodging has gone bust owing £18million.
Among the victims of the collapse of Legitas Group could be the low-paid agency workers it claimed to help. We’ve also found a £16million black hole in the accounts of a sister firm, Work Legal E, which was blamed on ”embezzlement” by two shadow directors. These two companies, which were run by struck-off solicitor David Allen, operated a controversial tax avoidance scheme which HM Revenue & Customs has called unlawful.
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HMRC issue details of deliberate tax defaulters at https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/402448/150202_deliberate_defaulters.pdf