Case details for JOHN MICHAEL KEANEY



Date of Birth: 10 / 5 / 1973

Date Order Starts: 15 / 11 / 2018

Disqualification Length: 3 Years 6 Month(s)

CRO Number: LQD5052975

Last Known Address: 47 Wellesley Manor, , , , Newbridge,

Conduct: John Michael Keaney (“Mr J Keaney”) failed to ensure Computercall UK Limited (“Computercall”) complied with its statutory duty to file returns and make payments when due to HM Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”) and in addition, he caused Computercall to trade to the detriment of HMRC from at least 07 November 2015 in respect of Value Added Tax (“VAT”) and from at least 22 April 2016 in respect of Pay As You Earn/National Insurance Contributions (“PAYE/NIC”). In that: VAT

  • Computercall failed to submit returns for at least the periods 09-15 onwards. In the absence of filed returns, HMRC raised assessments for the periods 09-15 to 06-17 with £95,809 due for payment (excluding interest and surcharges).
  • From 07 November 2015 onwards Computercall made payments towards its VAT liability in the sum of £14,506. These payments were offset against amounts outstanding for the earlier quarters ending 03/15 and 06/15 which were paid in full.
  • At a result, at liquidation, the total outstanding liability owed to HMRC in relation to VAT stands at totalled £110,180, including surcharges of £14,371. PAYE/NIC
  • According to information provided by HMRC, Computercall submitted the required RTI returns for the year ended 2015/2016 declaring the total sum of £32,072 to be due. This liability was due for payment by 22 April 2016 at the latest.
  • Computercall failed to make the required payment in full against the 2015/2016 liability which resulted in the sum of £11,906 being outstanding.
  • According to information provided by HMRC, Computercall has an outstanding liability for the years 2016/17 and 2017/18 in the total sum of £36,237.
  • The total outstanding liability owed to HMRC at liquidation in relation to PAYE/NIC is £48,143. DETRIMENTAL TREATMENT OF HMRC
  • Between 07 November 2015 and 21 August 2017 a minimum of £617,468 was paid from Computercall’s bank account. Whilst £22,350 was paid to HMRC, £281,730 was paid to employees/individuals, £142,831 to trade suppliers/expenses, £85,727 for the benefit of him and his co-director, £74,080 to a credit card account and £10,750 in cheque payments.
  • As at the date of liquidation Comptercall’s overall liabilities to unsecured creditors amounted to £196,457 with £158,323 due to HMRC. 

    This information is correct as at 25 / 10 / 2018

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