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      Hedge fund manager loses tax appeal

      A prominent hedge fund manager will have to repay about £8m in tax after failing to overturn a tribunal ruling that...

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    1. September 1, 2015

      Etsy under fire over Irish tax practices

      Etsy, the online crafts marketplace, has come under pressure from an American tax group over its Irish tax practices,...

    2. August 21, 2015

      No more soft touch for Britain’s big tax dodgers

      David Cameron and George Osborne regularly declare that their aim is to forge “one nation”, demolishing barriers...

    3. August 20, 2015

      UK sets sights on large-scale tax dodgers

      The UK is preparing to triple the number of prosecutions of “serious and complex” tax evaders using an arsenal of...

    4. August 20, 2015

      HMRC: The taxman cometh

      The Queen laid down her knife and fork and turned to her interlocutor, a serious expression settling on her face. Peter...

    5. August 13, 2015

      Prosectors charge Deutsche Bank employees over sales tax evasion

      Frankfurt prosecutors have charged eight current and former Deutsche Bank employees in connection with €220m in sales...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. August 9, 2015

      HMRC eyes tax gains from cross-border transactions

      Almost £19bn of potential tax underpayments by large businesses are being scrutinised by HM Revenue & Customs, which...

    9. July 31, 2015

      Film investors lose legal challenge against HMRC

      The high court today ruled against more than 150 film scheme investors who challenged the tax authority’s use of...

    10. July 29, 2015

      A taxing and complex Channel Islands tale

      Sark, a picturesque island 80 miles south of England, was until recently the last feudal state in Europe. In spite of...

    11. July 24, 2015

      ‘Naming and shaming’ threat for wealthy tax avoiders

      Wealthy investors in multiple tax avoidance schemes are being leaned on to settle what the tax authority sees as due,...

    12. July 24, 2015

      HMRC move to prise open secret accounts falls flat

      Revenue & Customs has so far collected just £13.9m from an initiative to prise open secret bank accounts in the Crown...

    13. July 22, 2015

      HMRC plans ‘special measures’ for persistent corporate tax avoiders

      A few big companies involved in “persistent and aggressive tax planning” will face financial penalties and public...

    14. July 20, 2015

      Tax avoidance bills deliver £600m for Revenue

      Controversial demands for unpaid tax associated with contested investments generated almost three times more than...

    15. July 20, 2015

      Freelance employees face new scrutiny on tax

      Companies that use freelancers would be required to police their tax affairs, under proposals to reform a system that...

    16. July 14, 2015

      Property investors bear brunt of avoidance claims

      Investors in property redevelopment schemes in depressed regions have been targeted in a drive to reclaim billions in...

    17. 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...

    18. July 10, 2015

      Summer Budget grants new powers to Revenue

      The taxman’s powers have been quietly beefed up in the Summer Budget with measures to reduce the amount that goes...

    19. July 8, 2015

      Summer Budget: scope of tax avoidance crackdown widened

      HM Revenue & Customs is expected to raise £7.2bn from a crackdown on tax fraud, offshore trusts and the hidden economy...

    20. July 3, 2015

      Osborne plans ‘non-dom’ tax crackdown in Budget

      George Osborne is planning another crackdown on wealthy UK “non-doms” in next week’s Budget, as part of a £5bn plan to...

    21. June 25, 2015

      Taxpayers hit with ‘spectacularly wrong’ avoidance bills

      Taxpayers caught in the government’s clampdown on avoidance have received highly inflated tax bills for their...

    22. June 25, 2015

      Free Lunch: The wrong tax reform

      No bang, no buck In the run-up to his first true blue Budget, chancellor George Osborne has been told by his...

    23. June 22, 2015

      Tax blacklist provokes offshore fury

      Bermuda has attacked a tax haven list drawn up by Brussels as “unjustified and baseless”, adding to criticism of the...

    24. June 19, 2015

      Municipal finances descend into the sewer

      Taxes stink. Americans hear that all the time as politicians pledge to protect us from any increase in levies — come...

    25. June 18, 2015

      Entrepreneurs hit by overreaching tax reforms

      Owners of small businesses face being denied tax relief on the sale of stakes held via joint ventures after a...

    26. June 17, 2015

      First multinationals warn over being hit by Osborne’s ‘Google tax’

      A group of US-listed companies have become the first multinationals to warn investors they could be hit by the UK’s new...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. June 5, 2015

      Wealthy clients told of loopholes in new UK transparency law

      A leading law firm has told wealthy clients they can avoid “unwanted public scrutiny” from new transparency laws, in a...

    30. June 4, 2015

      Swiss prosecutor blames weak laws for failure to convict HSBC

      HSBC has paid SFr40m ($43m) in compensation to the Geneva prosecutor to resolve a high-profile money laundering...

    31. June 3, 2015

      Mass tax avoidance chokes Pakistan economy

      As an industrialist in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi recounts his woes, from frequent power cuts to a...

    32. June 1, 2015

      Plan for pan-European tax system dismissed

      A Treasury minister has dismissed Brussels’ latest move to combat tax avoidance as “an answer still looking for a...

    33. June 1, 2015

      More UK tax evaders going to jail but prison terms are falling

      More people are going to prison for tax evasion in the UK, according to official statistics, but the average length of...

    34. May 29, 2015

      Investors warned to act quickly over tax avoidance disputes

      Taxpayers being hauled over the coals for their involvement in disputed avoidance schemes should act soon to pursue...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. May 22, 2015

      Amazon starts to book UK sales in Britain

      Amazon has started to pay taxes on sales to its UK customers in Britain rather than in Luxembourg, in a climbdown after...

    38. May 22, 2015

      Liberty tax scheme investors hopeful of appeal success

      Investors in a disputed tax saving investment scheme could get off the hook for millions in unpaid tax, according to...

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