Tag Archives: tax avoidance

Trillion Dollar Scandal – the biggest heist you’ve never heard of

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The World Bank analysed the world’s biggest corruption scandals over that past two decades. Seventy per cent involved anonymous shell companies.

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HMRC’s tax evasion figures are wrong, says report


The evasion figure is almost four times HMRC’s estimate and rising.

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Labour is hitting the right notes on tax avoidance

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Labour is willing to talk about tax avoidance but also tax evasion. For too long politicians have ducked the issue.

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Tories take £1.5 million from controversial hedge fund guru


A top hedge fund guru whose tax affairs have been scrutinised in the past has given £1.5 million to the Conservative Party, new figures from the Electoral Commission can reveal.

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If Gary Barlow had committed benefit fraud Cameron wouldn’t be so sympathetic

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We should be a lot angrier about the antics of people like Gary Barlow than about purported benefit fraud.

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Osborne’s record on tax avoidance: spin over substance

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The chancellor’s record on tax avoidance suggests this is yet another PR exercise, writes James Bloodworth.

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Mo Farah: from lefty hero to tax exile in 10 short months

Last year Mo Farah was calling on the chancellor to crack down on tax avoidance. Now he want to be a tax exile.

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Alliance Boots ‘fleecing Britain’ as it avoids £1.1 billion in tax

Pharmacy chain Alliance Boots has been accused of “fleecing Britain” as a report out today reveals that the company has avoided over a billion pounds in tax in the past six years.

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Private equity firms get ‘gift from the taxman’ thanks to Osborne’s employee shareholder scheme

Wealthy private equity firms are planning to use the government’s new ‘employee shareholder’ policy to avoid paying tax on their shares, according to legal experts.

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Video: Government advisor gives advice on tax avoidance

One of the coalition’s tax advisers has resigned after being secretly filmed offering tips on how to keep money “out of the chancellor’s grubby mitts”.

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