A Broughty Ferry man who hid tens of thousands of pounds’ worth of payments from HMRC appeared at Dundee Sheriff Court.
Christopher Cook, 45, of Dundee Road, pleaded guilty on indictment to two charges of being knowingly concerned in the fraudulent evasion of income tax between April 2009 and April 2010 at addresses in Dundee.
The court heard that Cook defrauded HMRC out of more than £24,000 – claiming a bogus £2,000 refund and evading £22,185.20 in income tax.
He was rumbled when the tax authority started an investigation into his company Vernonblues Ltd.
Sheriff Alastair Brown deferred sentence until September 14 to allow the Crown and defence to finalise a Proceeds of Crime Act action relating to the evaded income tax.