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Doctor who hid private practice earnings from taxman is fined £200 000

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 08 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5388
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1The BMJ

A leading specialist in cardiovascular radiology who hid his private practice earnings from the UK taxman has been ordered to pay a £200 000 (€270 000; $305 000) fine within 28 days or go to prison for two and a half years.

Raad Mohiaddin, a consultant radiologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital and professor of cardiovascular imaging at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, failed to declare self employed earnings outside his NHS employment between 2003 and 2011. He avoided paying almost £409 611 in income tax and national insurance.

He pleaded guilty to one charge …

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