Tag Archives: tax evasion

Autumn Statement: On offshore tax income at least, the chancellor gets it right

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The government is making a sensible move in criminalising the failure to declare taxable offshore income.

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Five things to expect from the Autumn statement

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Heroic announcements on public service spending cannot detract from the reality of our economic situation.

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G20 leaders take small steps on corruption

The UK played a positive role in securing commitments from other countries, but this now needs to be translated into concrete and binding laws.

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Tax havens are syphoning money away from our public services

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We need to show our anger about greedy corporates depriving our public services of investment.

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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

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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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It’s time to bust some myths about benefit fraud and tax avoidance

Get angry about people playing the system by all means, but start at the top and work your way down if you expect to be taken seriously.

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Has anyone else woken up this morning with a G8 hangover?

Has anyone else woken up this morning with a G8 hang-over? Maybe it’s just me? Maybe I drank too much of the Kool-aid but weren’t we expecting a bit better than this?

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The OECD says there are vast amounts offshore – and that can only be with the knowing assistance of the world’s big banks

The OECD issued a new report overnight for the G8. The subject is automatic information exchange – the theme of today’s G8 summit.

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