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    1. August 12, 2015

      Tax authorities urged to be more vigilant over the super-rich

      Revenue authorities need to be “vigilant” in monitoring the super-rich, according to research that called on many of...

    2. August 9, 2015

      Revenues surge as global crackdown on tax evasion gathers pace

      Hundreds of millions of tax dollars are flooding into exchequers across the world, as governments offer evaders a last...

    1. July 17, 2015

      Free Lunch: Getting down to business of ending poverty

      Quarrels belie improved consensus The third global conference on financing economic development concluded on Thursday...

    2. July 13, 2015

      EU tax: Tough love for multinationals’ sweetheart deals

      Until a few months ago, the medieval town of Athenry in County Galway owed its fame mainly to a song. Irish rugby and...

    3. July 12, 2015

      Governments roll out red carpet for rich foreigners

      When George Osborne last Wednesday announced a shake-up of tax rules for foreigners living in Britain, the chancellor...

    4. June 17, 2015

      Europe’s biggest business group rejects pan-European tax system

      Europe’s biggest business lobby group has withdrawn its support from a pan-European tax system at the heart of a...

    5. June 9, 2015

      Amazon among multinationals yielding to global tax crackdown

      Several leading multinational companies have come a long way towards dismantling structures they have used to minimise...

    6. June 8, 2015

      Brussels demands details of tax rulings from 15 more countries

      The EU sharply escalated its campaign against tax avoidance by multinationals on Monday by demanding details of...

    7. June 7, 2015

      Rise in FTSE 100 companies disclosing UK tax information

      Demands for greater transparency from business about their tax affairs have prompted more than half of all FTSE 100...

    8. June 2, 2015

      Global tax reform panel calls for ‘radical shake-up’ of rules

      Sweeping proposals to tackle the “broken” system of taxing companies’ profits through a radical shake-up of the rules...

    9. May 27, 2015

      Brussels seeks EU-wide corporate tax base to tackle avoidance

      The EU has relaunched a plan for a bloc-wide common corporate tax base to combat multinational tax avoidance. But the...

    10. May 26, 2015

      Amazon tax probe will go ahead, EU warns

      The European Commission warned on Tuesday that Amazon’s decision to report its sales more widely across Europe would...

    11. May 10, 2015

      Top 50 US boardroom hoarders sit on $1tn in cash

      Just five US companies are hoarding nearly half a trillion dollars as the country’s tax code and a tepid global economy...

    12. April 29, 2015

      Apple warns of ‘material’ financial damage from Irish tax probe

      Apple has warned investors that it could face “material” financial penalties from the European Commission’s...

    13. April 28, 2015

      HSBC by the numbers: headquarters threat and what it means on tax

      HSBC threatens to move headquarters out of UK HSBC’s announcement that it is reviewing whether to keep its headquarters...

    14. April 26, 2015

      India promises investors a fair deal on tax

      The administration that took office in New Delhi last year pledged to end the previous Indian government’s record of...

    15. April 13, 2015

      More foreign funds to face India tax demands

      Fears that hundreds of international fund managers could face unexpected tax bills in India have been heightened after...

    16. April 10, 2015

      Glencore tweaks export model amid tax scrutiny

      Glencore says it will stop funnelling sales from its Australian coal operations through Singapore, a move that comes...

    17. March 6, 2015

      HMRC nets £1.1bn as it doubles take from probes at multinationals

      HM Revenue & Customs raked in £1.1bn from challenging the pricing of multinational companies’ internal deals in 2013-14...

    18. February 25, 2015

      UK tax authority summons law enforcers over HSBC data

      Britain’s tax authority has called law enforcement agencies to a meeting early next week to assess whether there are...

    19. February 25, 2015

      HSBC chiefs grilled by MPs over tax scandal

      Have you dodged tax? Are you a fat cat? Why haven’t you resigned? These are some of the questions that MPs put to...

    20. February 25, 2015

      Report links McDonald’s to EU tax avoidance scandal

      McDonald’s has been linked to the growing scandal of tax avoidance within the EU after the fast-food group was accused...

    21. February 23, 2015

      Q&A: Complex tax arrangements of HSBC chief Stuart Gulliver

      HSBC’s chief executive Stuart Gulliver has been dragged into the tax-evasion scandal surrounding Europe’s biggest bank...

    22. February 23, 2015

      HSBC shares drop after full-year profits fall

      HSBC has added a sharp fall in annual profits to the list of challenges it faces, as its chairman apologised for a...

    23. February 15, 2015

      Shire has ‘nothing to hide’ on tax, says chief

      Shire’s chief executive has defended the company’s tax arrangements after being identified as one of the beneficiaries...

    24. February 12, 2015

      Shire says $1.6bn windfall from AbbVie is tax-free

      Shire has been advised that the $1.6bn “break fee” received from AbbVie after the collapse of their abortive merger is...

    25. February 9, 2015

      Policy makers eye corporate cash piles in bid to boost growth

      Since the financial crisis, policy makers have been obsessed with growing levels of public debt. But as economic growth...

    26. February 6, 2015

      MPs demand state regulation of tax advice industry

      MPs have called for greater regulation of the tax advice industry after accusing a leading firm of accountants of...

    27. February 3, 2015

      Chancellor’s tax reforms raise less than last Labour government

      George Osborne has raised much less income than the last Labour government from reforms to tackle corporate tax...

    28. February 3, 2015

      Brussels to probe Belgium tax deals for multinationals

      Belgium has become the latest country to be ensnared in a growing crackdown on tax avoidance within the EU after the...

    29. Brussels Blog

      February 2, 2015

      Déjà vu: have Juncker's tax reforms already been debated?

      Cast your mind back to November. Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission president, was being pummeled by the...

    30. January 14, 2015

      ‘Sweetheart’ tax deals inquiry a setback for Jean-Claude Juncker

      The European Parliament is poised to launch a full inquiry into sweetheart tax deals with multinational companies, in a...

    31. December 18, 2014

      Luxembourg abandons attempt to keep tax list secret

      Luxembourg has agreed to hand over a list of the hundreds of tax deals signed with some of the world’s largest...

    32. December 11, 2014

      How Juncker and Luxembourg landed Silicon Valley’s biggest catch

      Jean-Claude Juncker had a mischievous look. It was shortly before the 2004 election and Luxembourg’s premier at the...

    33. December 10, 2014

      UK’s George Osborne goes it alone on corporate tax avoidance

      The British public is not overly fond of multinational companies and the government needs revenue. Put these two facts...

    34. December 10, 2014

      Business leaders attack UK ‘Google tax’

      George Osborne’s plan to crack down on corporate tax avoidance with a new “diverted profits tax” has been attacked by...

    35. December 9, 2014

      Tax burden climbs back to pre-crisis levels

      The tax burden in wealthy countries has nearly recovered to pre-crisis levels, as the economic recovery boosted...

    36. December 9, 2014

      Disney, Skype and Reckitt dragged into Luxembourg tax row

      Disney and Koch Industries have become the latest companies to be dragged into the growing row over secret tax deals in...

    37. December 9, 2014

      US envoy defends Facebook over tax and Rigby incident

      The US ambassador to London said on Tuesday he believed Facebook, along with other US companies such as Amazon, Google...

    38. December 8, 2014

      PwC sold ‘tax avoidance on industrial scale’

      MPs accused a firm of accountants of “selling tax avoidance on an industrial scale” on Monday after a tense...

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