Disciplinary report: October 2023

Disciplinary reports
20 September 2023


Mr Dee Shah

At a hearing on 30 May 2023, the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Taxation Disciplinary Board determined that Mr Dee Shah of London, a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians, was guilty on his own admission of the following charges, namely:

1) (a) having engaged in or been party to illegal behaviour contrary to rule 2.2.2 of the PRPG 2018;

(b) having conducted himself in an unbefitting, unlawful or illegal manner which tends to bring discredit upon himself contrary to rule 2.6.3 of the PRPG 2018 by reason of having been convicted on or around 17 January 2021 of one charge of driving a motor vehicle after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in his breath, blood or urine exceeded the prescribed limit.

2) Having breached rule 2.14.1 of the PRPG, 2018 as amended on 1 January 2021, by failing to inform the Head of Professional Standards at the ATT in writing of his criminal conviction within two months of 17 January 2021.

The Tribunal made an Order that Mr Shah receive a censure. It also ordered that Mr Shah pay costs of £2,724.

A copy of the tribunal’s decision can be found on the TDB’s website: www.tax-board.org.uk.