Case details for CHRISTOPHER DOWNING

Name: CHRISTOPHER DOWNING

Name: FLEETSTYLE DISTRIBUTION LIMITED

Date of Birth: 28 / 11 / 1956

Date Order Starts: 5 / 11 / 2018

Disqualification Length: 3 Years 6 Month(s)

CRO Number: 07540622

Last Known Address: 14 HEOL NANTLAIS, GORSEINON, , , WIGHAM, SA4 4LS

Conduct: Christopher Downing (“Mr Downing”) caused Fleetstyle Distribution Limited (“Fleetstyle”) to trade to the detriment of HM Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”) in respect of VAT from 07 August 2016 to 11 September 2017, in that:-

  • HMRC records show that prior to the submission of the 06/16 VAT return, which was due to be paid on 07 August 2016, the VAT arrears to HMRC were £54,760.
  • HMRC records show that between 22 August 2016 and 26 June 2017 Fleetstyle made payments totalling £32,250 which were allocated to historic VAT liabilities, with no payments for the ongoing VAT liability.
  • Fleetstyle submitted VAT returns for quarters 6/16 to 6/17 disclosing liabilities of £158,801.
  • HMRC raised an assessment for £29,463 for the period from July 2017 to Administration.
  • Analysis of the company bank account between 07 August 2016 and the date of Administration shows receipts totalling £1,813,077 and payments totalling £1,828,979. Of the £1,828,979, payments to trade creditors totalled £1,156,380. During the same period payments to HMRC in respect of VAT for historic liabilities totalled £32,250.
  • At administration HMRC were owed £280,099, with £234,595 (inclusive of surcharges) in respect of VAT out of total liabilities of £327,306. 

    This information is correct as at 8 / 11 / 2018



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