Shawn Pagington (50), the director of First Brass Limited, a company that sold and repaired musical instruments, is disqualified for seven years after an Investigation by the Insolvency Service found he submitted incorrect Corporation Tax returns.

The investigation found that Mr Pagington submitted incorrect Corporation Tax returns for First Brass Limited between 2007 and 2011, as a result of which, following a HMRC review, it was discovered that there was an under-declaration of at least 69,668 tax due, including penalties and interest.

First Brass Limited entered into liquidation 0n 7 November 2013 with debts of over 99,700.

Commenting on the disqualifications, Sue MacLeod, Chief Investigator at Insolvent Investigations, Midlands and West, said:

Directors who fail to make accurate tax returns, depriving HMRC from receiving money due will be investigated and if appropriate, disqualification action will be taken.