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FATCA Rebels Battling To Stop Tax Law Starting

FATCA Rebels Battling To Stop Tax Law Starting

It has been called the worst law that many Americans haven’t heard of, and now a growing campaign to bring FATCA to heel is...

Last Chance For British Taxpayers To Declare Swiss Investments

British taxpayers with undeclared bank accounts or investments in Switzerland have just one last chance to tell-all to HM Revenue and Customs as a...
IRS

IRS Criminal Tax Investigations Raise £560 Million

American tax authorities have increased the number of criminal investigations into individuals and firms they suspect of evading tax bills. The aggressive stance on chasing...

French Confusion Over Taxing Expat Offshore Earnings

Expats living in France face financial confusion as the country’s lawmakers drag their feet over whether to tax them over the rent and pensions...
Hundreds Rip Up US Passports To Escape FATCA

Hundreds Rip Up US Passports To Escape FATCA

A clampdown on taxing US citizens living abroad is having an unintended consequence with growing numbers preferring to ditch their passport rather than face...

Quantum Leap Pays More For Investors, Warns Lawyers

Investors facing action over failed tax saving schemes need to keep their nerve and face a quantum leap if they want to secure significant...

Footballers Stick The Boot In Over Poor Financial Advice

The quality of investment advice has come into the spotlight after three Premiership footballers announced they are taking legal action against their advisers over...
HMRC

Play by tax rules or face penalties, urges HMRC

New rules aimed at clamping down on those who mitigate their tax bills can expect to see the courts throw out contrived schemes seeking...
FATCA

FATCA – Countries In And Out Of The Tax Network

FATCA has the potential for being the biggest revolution seen in banking history as increasing numbers agree to give up details of account holders...
Expats Hit By New Tax Rules Across Europe

Expats Hit By New Tax Rules Across Europe

A slew of new tax rules have come into effect in the UK and Europe bringing with them tough new regulations which could cost...
Andrew F. Quinlan

Interview: Andrew F. Quinlan – American Expats Are Now Toxic Assets

The Centre for Freedom and Prosperity (CF&P), a US-based organisation which seeks to “promote economic prosperity by advocating competitive markets and limited government” is...

HMRC Draws Offshore Tax Net Tighter

British taxpayers who have been hiding money and assets in offshore accounts are being urged to come clean and use a disclosure facility before...

US Prosecutors Demand Secret Accounts Are Revealed

Prosecutors in the US have made an approach to Liechtenstein’s finance firms to handover statistical data on their wealthy American clients. The firms, known as...

Credit Cards Under Scrutiny In Hunt For Tax Dodgers

HM Revenue & Customs is to sift through credit card spending records in the hunt for tax dodgers. The significance of a minor piece of...

Skint Footballers Blow Whistle On UCIS Investments

Famous footballers who invested a £1 billion or more in dodgy tax avoidance schemes are facing financial problems and even bankruptcy. At least 219 Premier...
FATCA

FATCA Information, Details and Advice

Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, also known as FATCA, guides foreign financial institutions through the steps they must take to ensure any of their...
HMRC

HMRC Impatient As Offshore Taxpayers Stall Disclosure

The British tax man is cracking down on taxpayers who are failing to hand over complete financial dossiers about their overseas holdings in return...
UK FATCA

British FATCA Ready To Net More Offshore Centres

The British version of FATCA is gathering pace as yet another formerly secretive financial centre has signed up to the tax information sharing agreement. Now,...

Son of FATCA, Guernsey Reveals Secret Accounts

One of the world’s most popular offshore tax havens is about to sign a new deal which will reveal the accounts of all UK...

Swiss Turn The Screw On Bank Secrecy

Swiss bankers still reeling from the closure of one of the world’s oldest banks are now nervously eyeing new proposals aimed at increasing transparency. Private...