INDIVIDUALS and companies have been named on the government's latest list of tax defaulters, including one from Newton-le-Willows.

HMRC’s Publishing Details of Deliberate Defaulters (PDDD) scheme provides information about people and businesses given financial penalties for failing to comply with tax obligations or deliberately filing errors in tax returns.

Details are published when a person or business has made at least one deliberate default on more than £25,000, according to HMRC.

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The list is updated every three months and the information wiped after a year.

In the latest update, those featured included an electrical contractor based in the borough, in Newton-le-Willows.

Adam Broad

Trade/occupation: Electrical contractor

Formerly trading as ‘Broad Sparks and Construction’

Address: Formerly of 20 Holly Avenue, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 8LJ

Period of default: March 1, 2017 to May 31, 2020

Total amount of tax/duty on which penalties are based: £119,509

Total amount of penalties charged: £65,729.95