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    1. January 23, 2015

      Tax notice blow for Liberty investors

      More taxpayers who were involved in tax-saving investment schemes almost a decade ago are being targeted in the government’s...

    2. January 23, 2015

      What are the tax implications of transferring money to the UK?

      As a non-domiciled resident in the UK who has recently moved to this country, what are the restrictions and tax rules on...

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    1. January 22, 2015

      Davos 2015: Nouriel Roubini says art market needs regulation

      Regulation is needed in the art market because it is vulnerable to money laundering, tax evasion, trading on inside...

    2. January 16, 2015

      European Commission lays bare Amazon tax deal with Luxembourg

      Luxembourg’s unorthodox tax deal with Amazon was laid bare by European Commission investigators on Friday, who believe it...

    3. 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...

    4. January 14, 2015

      Switzerland unveils draft laws to dismantle bank secrecy

      The Swiss government has taken a further step towards dismantling its once untouchable bank secrecy laws, by unveiling draft...

    5. December 29, 2014

      BAE turns its fire on tax evasion

      With its Eurofighter jets and Bradley tanks, BAE Systems has a long history of protecting countries from military attack....

    6. December 28, 2014

      A year in a word: Double Irish

      Double Irish compound noun — a) a lucrative tax loophole exploited by multinationals with Irish operations; b) a Faustian...

    7. December 19, 2014

      Property scheme investors face tax demands

      Investors in commercial property ventures designed to benefit from generous tax reliefs are to be subject to new government...

    8. December 19, 2014

      Film investors mount legal challenge over upfront tax demands

      Investors accused of tax avoidance are mounting a legal challenge to demands for upfront payment by HM Revenue & Customs. An...

    9. December 12, 2014

      Investors to lose tax break after renewable energy abuses

      Ministers have cracked down on exploitation of a tax break meant to help early-stage companies raise finance, as figures...

    10. 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 time...

    11. December 11, 2014

      Criminal penalty omitted from tax evasion clampdown

      A controversial proposal to make it an automatic criminal offence to hold undeclared taxable income offshore has been...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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 and...

    16. December 9, 2014

      Australia targets UK-style ‘Google tax’

      Australia may follow the UK in implementing a “diverted profits” levy on multinationals to crack down on tax avoidance,...

    17. 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 parliamentary...

    18. December 8, 2014

      HMRC tax campaign targets solicitors

      Solicitors have become the latest group to come under scrutiny from the UK tax authority, which on Tuesday announced an...

    19. December 5, 2014

      Multinationals and the new politics of hate

      The odd financial crisis aside, the past 30 years hasn’t been a bad time to be a large multinational corporation. Interest...

    20. December 4, 2014

      Taxing system drives Germans into arms of advisers

      Business has never been better at Knappworst and Partner, a tax advisory firm in Potsdam, a leafy city on the wealthy...

    21. December 3, 2014

      Autumn statement: ‘Non-doms’ face extra charges on two fronts

      Wealthy foreigners who are long-term residents of the UK will face an annual charge of up to £90,000 and higher taxes on...

    22. December 3, 2014

      Autumn Statement 2014: UK plans to raise £1bn with ‘Google tax’

      The UK announced plans to raise over £1bn over the next five years from a new “diverted profits” tax on multinationals but...

    23. December 1, 2014

      Germany recruits France and Italy for fresh assault on tax havens

      Germany, France and Italy have launched a campaign to tighten EU tax rules that appears aimed at practices in Luxembourg and...

    24. December 1, 2014

      US retailers target Alibaba over sales tax ‘loophole’

      Alibaba is taking on Amazon’s habitual role as public enemy number one for traditional US retailers, after being dragged...

    25. December 1, 2014

      Crackdown on tax abuses by technology companies

      Multinational companies are braced for a tax crackdown after George Osborne vowed to use his Autumn Statement on Wednesday...

    26. November 28, 2014

      Tax scheme investors warned about mailshots

      Investors in tax-saving arrangements that are the subject of a government clampdown on avoidance have been warned about...

    27. November 28, 2014

      Argentina accuses HSBC of aiding tax evasion

      Argentina has capped a month to forget for HSBC by alleging the London-based bank helped more than 4,000 Argentines evade...

    28. November 26, 2014

      China charges Microsoft $140m for tax ‘evasion’

      The Chinese government has charged Microsoft $140m in back taxes and interest, in the latest case of a US technology group...

    29. November 25, 2014

      Notebook: An American expatriate shares Boris Johnson’s tax pain

      As something of a bleeding-heart leftie, finding myself cheering for Boris Johnson is awkward at best. At worst it has...

    30. November 21, 2014

      Safeguards for proposed tax debt recovery powers

      Tax professionals have welcomed the government’s decision to dilute plans to gain access to taxpayers’ bank accounts in the...

    31. November 18, 2014

      Hedge fund manager fights £8m tax tribunal ruling

      A hedge fund manager who may have to repay £8m in tax is trying to overturn a tribunal ruling that found he had attempted to...

    32. November 18, 2014

      Jean-Claude Juncker faces vote calling for his resignation

      The European Parliament will vote next week on whether Jean-Claude Juncker should resign as European Commission president,...

    33. November 18, 2014

      Russian tax law aims to coax businesses back home

      Russia has moved to flush its companies and wealthy citizens out of foreign refuges by passing new legislation that tightens...

    34. November 18, 2014

      Juncker should step back on tax avoidance issues

      Jean-Claude Juncker has not had an easy start as European Commission president. When he was nominated five months ago, a...

    35. November 18, 2014

      HMRC ‘unacceptably slow’ to tackle tax avoiders, say MPs

      MPs have accused the UK tax authority of being “unacceptably slow” in acting against avoidance, urging it to “do more,...

    36. November 17, 2014

      Belgian prosecutor accuses HSBC of money laundering

      HSBC’s private banking arm in Switzerland has been accused of money laundering and fraud by a Belgian prosecuting judge for...

    37. November 16, 2014

      G20 leaders back drive to unmask shell companies

      World leaders have backed a transparency drive against the use of anonymous shell companies and trusts, giving new political...

    38. November 15, 2014

      G20: Juncker fends off attacks on Luxembourg tax deals

      Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission president, has fended off criticism over his role in turning Luxembourg...

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