Gatemain firm named and shamed for non-payment of tax
A Medway company has been named and shamed for owing tens of
thousands of pounds in tax.
Gatemain Contractors, based in Wainscott, failed to pay
£54,687 between 2010 and 2011 - and a further £3,337 last
They are one of nine companies across the UK listed for the
first time by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for not paying their
In a statement, HMRC said the move was part of its approach to
combating tax evasion and non-compliance.
David Gauke, exchequer secretary of the Treasury, said: "HMRC is
dedicated to clamping down on the small minority of people who
break the law, and finding and taking action against tax cheats who
try to evade their responsibilities.
"The publication of these names sends a clear signal that
cheating on tax is wrong."
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