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      Bernie Ecclestone battles with HMRC over £1bn tax bill

      Bernie Ecclestone, the Formula One chief executive, is fighting a tax bill of more than £1bn, after Revenue & Customs...

    2. May 19, 2015

      UK ‘non-doms’ urged to step up offshore tax plans

      Some wealthy UK “non-doms” are being advised to accelerate plans to transfer money to offshore trusts in case tax rules are...

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    1. May 19, 2015

      Pensions for nannies spark black market warning

      Nanny agencies are warning of a growing “black market” in childcare as middle-class parents resort to cash-in-hand payments...

    2. May 15, 2015

      Tax: a Scandinavian solution

      If a politician was a surgeon, faced with the task of amputating your leg, we can well imagine how it would go. First he’d...

    3. May 11, 2015

      Tories aim to raise extra £5bn a year in tax avoidance clampdown

      The Conservatives are set to press on with efforts to counter tax avoidance and evasion, with measures on the way including...

    4. May 5, 2015

      EU probe into sweetheart tax deals to miss deadline

      Brussels will fail to meet its self-imposed June deadline to close flagship investigations into sweetheart tax deals...

    5. May 4, 2015

      UK Supreme Court to hear HMRC case on bank bonuses

      The UK’s highest court is to hear an appeal by HM Revenue & Customs over two offshore schemes designed to avoid paying tax...

    6. May 1, 2015

      Scorn poured over parties’ tax avoidance pledges

      Political pledges to raise billions more from tackling tax avoidance and evasion have been strongly criticised as unspecific...

    7. May 1, 2015

      UK Revenue faces legal challenge over HSBC tax scandal

      The UK tax authority faces a potential judicial review over its handling of the evasion scandal involving HSBC’s Swiss...

    8. April 30, 2015

      Voters in marginals seek clampdown on corporate tax avoidance

      Most voters in marginal constituencies have told pollsters that politicians have not gone far enough in promising to crack...

    9. 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 investigation...

    10. April 29, 2015

      Labour’s Margaret Hodge accused of hypocrisy over tax affairs

      A prominent Labour politician and a fierce critic of tax avoidance has been accused of hypocrisy after receiving shares in a...

    11. April 28, 2015

      French to probe Le Pen over ‘secret’ fund claims

      French judicial authorities are considering opening an investigation into allegations that National Front founder Jean-Marie...

    12. 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 “tax...

    13. April 23, 2015

      French journalist charged for role in ‘LuxLeaks’ revelations

      A French journalist has been charged over his role in the LuxLeaks corporate tax avoidance revelations as Luxembourg...

    14. April 19, 2015

      Parties form consensus on tax avoidance crackdown

      Business is braced for a slew of new anti-avoidance measures after the UK general election next month as politicians compete...

    15. April 17, 2015

      Is it too late to disclose Swiss tax liability?

      My elderly father has a bank account in Switzerland after years of working there and I am worried that he is ignoring the...

    16. April 13, 2015

      Heir to Nina Ricci perfume fortune convicted as result of Swiss HSBC leak

      The heir to the Nina Ricci perfume and fashion fortune has been handed a three-year sentence for tax fraud in the first...

    17. April 12, 2015

      Labour to crack down on private equity managers

      A crackdown on alleged tax abuses by private equity managers has been drawn up by Labour as part of a £7.5bn plan to “come...

    18. April 12, 2015

      The $82bn listed-company tax gap

      Listed companies in developed markets are avoiding at least $82bn of tax a year by using tax havens and other minimisation...

    19. April 9, 2015

      French magistrates open formal criminal probe into HSBC

      HSBC Holdings has been placed under criminal investigation by French authorities and made to post €1bn bail over allegations...

    20. April 8, 2015

      Tax rules cut both ways, Google warns Australia

      Google has warned Australia that its biggest companies could be exposed to retaliatory rules abroad if it follows the UK in...

    21. April 7, 2015

      Has 200-year-old tax loophole met its Waterloo?

      Labour wants to abolish the non-dom tax status. What is it and who will be affected? The rules for “non-doms” — or...

    22. April 7, 2015

      Labour pledges to end non-dom tax loophole

      Britain’s 200-year-old “non-domicile” regime, a tax rule exploited by wealthy executives, Russian oligarchs and the jet-set,...

    23. March 30, 2015

      Swiss bank BSI to pay $211m in US tax evasion probe

      Swiss private bank BSI will pay a $211m penalty as the first financial institution to resolve a tax probe in a landmark US...

    24. March 26, 2015

      MPs call for radical reduction in use of UK tax relief

      The Treasury often shows a “worrying lack of curiosity” about the cost of tax reliefs, according to MPs who have called for...

    25. March 19, 2015

      Treasury announces tax crackdown rules

      A new offence that will see companies charged if they fail to prevent tax evasion was announced on Thursday, as the Treasury...

    26. March 19, 2015

      Lord Green ‘regrets’ HSBC Swiss tax scandal

      Lord Green, the former HSBC chairman, has spoken publicly for the first time about the tax evasion scandal that engulfed...

    27. March 18, 2015

      Budget 2015: Old masters no longer count as wasting assets

      The most obscure tax loophole to be blocked in the Budget was inspired by a painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds, the English...

    28. March 18, 2015

      Budget 2015: Crackdown on diverting profits offshore

      George Osborne has pressed ahead with a tax on multinationals that divert profits offshore and pledged to raise £3.1bn over...

    29. March 18, 2015

      Brussels moves to crack down on corporate tax evasion

      The European Commission has moved to step up its crackdown on corporate tax evasion by unveiling a plan to force all 28 EU...

    30. March 17, 2015

      Solicitors criticise ‘premature’ tax avoidance proposals

      Proposed penalties for “serial users” of tax avoidance schemes have been criticised by lawyers, who denounced them as...

    31. March 15, 2015

      ‘Hard core’ tax dodgers to face strong crackdown

      New penalties for “hard core” tax dodgers are set to be announced in this week’s Budget, as George Osborne prepares to...

    32. March 14, 2015

      Lib Dems promise crackdown on tax dodgers

      Danny Alexander has hit out at tax avoidance, comparing it to benefit fraud, and promising that a crackdown on “tax dodgers”...

    33. March 13, 2015

      Tax scheme investors face redress dilemma

      Investors facing tax demands for their participation in disputed avoidance schemes should pursue claims against their...

    34. March 13, 2015

      French prosecutor recommends criminal trial for HSBC

      France’s financial state prosecutor has recommended that HSBC’s Swiss private banking arm face criminal trial on charges...

    35. March 12, 2015

      Mass flight from tax feared without freelance clamp

      An estimated 55,000 employees would go freelance to save tax if contentious anti-avoidance rules were scrapped, according to...

    36. March 12, 2015

      On a tax avoidance tour of London

      “I support the tax-dodging bill” badges are handed to the group of 20, gathering by the Eros statue in London’s Piccadilly....

    37. March 10, 2015

      How HSBC chairman Flint can restore accountability at his bank

      Is Europe’s biggest bank too big to manage? Or have its management and board simply not been up to the job? Politicians and...

    38. March 9, 2015

      Hodge and Fairhead clash over HSBC tax scandal

      Margaret Hodge urged the head of the BBC Trust to resign on Monday, accusing her of being either “incredibly naive or...

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