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I’m A Celebrity winner Jacqueline Jossa’s ‘business under investigation for owing over £30k in tax’

The star is reportedly 'fully co-operating'

I’m A Celebrity winner Jacqueline Jossa’s business is reportedly being investigated for owing tax.

According to reports, the company was put into voluntary liquidation after owing more than £32,000 in tax.

The former EastEnders actress’ company Pooker Bash Limited apparently owes the amount to HMRC in VAT and corporation tax.

I’m A Celebrity winner Jacqueline Jossa’s business is reportedly being investigated for owing tax (Credit: Brett D. Cove / SplashNews.com)

The business, which was set up in 2013, handled payments from her former job as Lauren Branning in the BBC soap.

Jacqueline left her role in 2018.

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According to the Mirror, documents were lodged with Companies House.

A liquidator wrote: “Examinations have identified a number of payments from the company that require further investigation and explanation from the director, and enquiries are ongoing.”

Jacqueline is reportedly ‘fully co-operating with the queries’ (Credit: Grant Buchanan / SplashNews.com)

Meanwhile, a document added: “It is unlikely that there will be a dividend payable to creditors.”

In addition, a source told the publication that Jacqueline is ‘fully co-operating with the queries’.

It is unlikely that there will be a dividend payable to creditors.

They added the investigation is ‘purely routine and didn’t relate to tax bills’.

Ent Daily has contacted reps for Jacqueline for further comment.

Jacqueline became Queen of the Jungle of last year’s I’m A Celebrity.

Jacqueline Jossa won I’m A Celebrity last year (Credit: ITV)

What has Jacqueline Jossa been up to since winning I’m A Celebrity?

Since her triumph, Jacqueline has bagged a string of deals.

She launched a clothing range with retailer InThe Style.

Meanwhile, she recently revealed her tanning line with BPerfect Cosmetics as well as a deal with dairy brand Arla Protein.

She said on Instagram last month: “Excited to be working with Arla Protein for their 20for20 Challenge!

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“Swapping my regular breakfast for their Protein yoghurt and taking part in the daily workouts.”

She added: “I am NOT a fitness expert but I do love the feeling of getting a lil fitter.” [Sic]

Fans praised Jacqueline, with one commenting: “Good for you girl.”

Another wrote: “So beautiful and stunning.”

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A third said: “Just seen one of your ads in town so yay, happy for you!”

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