Three businesses in the North East have been fined a total of more than £150,000 for not paying the right amount of tax.

HMRC's new list of deliberate tax defaulters covers those taxpayers who’ve incurred a penalty because they’ve either deliberately provided inaccurate documents, deliberately failed to comply with an HMRC obligation or who have not kept up VAT or excise rules.

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It includes one Newcastle takeaway which has been fined more than £100,000.

The updated list out today (September 26) has named people whose breaches have cost HMRC above £25,000 each time.

The list is updated every three months and the information is completely wiped after a year. The information below is listed on the government website on the day this story was published.

The Northern Echo: The Eastend Diner in Newcastle. Image from GoogleThe Eastend Diner in Newcastle. Image from Google (Image: Google)

Syed Foyash Ali trading as ‘Eastend Diner’ takeaway

Address: 4 Moulton Court, Blakelaw, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE5 3RS

Period of default: 6 Apr 2012 to 5 Apr 2019

Total amount of tax/duty on which penalties are based: £144,211.92

Total amount of penalties charged: £100,948.31

Ricci Andrew Di Cicco, Groundworker

Address: 6 Castor Way, Stockton, TS18 3WF and formerly of 39 Toddington Drive, Stockton, TS20 1RQ

Period of default: 6 Apr 2018 to 5 Apr 2021             

Total amount of tax/duty on which penalties are based: £28,527.40

Total amount of penalties charged: £18,970.71

Dawn Christy. Formerly known as Dawn Stephenson trading as DS Cleaners

Address: 5 Brunton Way, Gateshead, NE10 0TH and formerly of 1 Garnet Walk, East Ham, London, E6 5LY

Period of default: 6 Apr 2017 to 5 Apr 2020

Total amount of tax/duty on which penalties are based: £74,164.27

Total amount of penalties charged: £41,531.98