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QROPS Provider Loses Case Against HMRC

A wealth management firm has cost clients £156 million after a losing legal challenge arguing a tax saving scheme was really just a clever...

Week In Expat Money Matters February 25 – March 01, 2013

Below is what happened in a week in Expats Finances, as reported on iExpats and from other places across the web. From iExpats.com: US Will...

Disclosure Campaigns Are Not Amnesties, Warns Tax Man

Failure to come clean about offshore accounts when using HM Revenue and Customs’ Overseas Disclosure Facility (ODF) could lead to severe penalties. HMRC warns that...

The Number’s Up For European Tax Evasion

Efforts to tackle cross-border tax evasion in the European Union which could see everyone having a European taxpayer’s code and a tax identification number...
FATCA

Switzerland Signs Up To FATCA

The latest country to sign a FATCA tax agreement is Switzerland – formerly a bastion of banking and investment secrecy. The Swiss join the UK,...
HMRC

HMRC Urged To Do More To Tackle Tax Avoidance

HM Revenue and Customs should be doing more to catch the wealthy mitigating their tax bills because they are ‘running rings around the law’,...

Isle of Man FATCA

Hiding cash offshore has just become harder as another major tax haven has lifted the veil of secrecy that covered investment transactions for the...

FATCA Leads The Worldwide Search For More Tax

Places for people and businesses to hide their financial assets are quickly disappearing with the introduction of treaties, exchange agreements and new technology. There is...

Week In Expat Money Matters February 4, 2013 to February 8,...

Below is what happened in a week in Expats Finances, as reported on iExpats and from other places across the web. From iExpats.com: FSA Cracks Down...
Italy

Italy Joins Global Tax Evasion Crackdown

The Italian government has announced a major drive to clampdown on taxpayers who hide their assets offshore – in a country where evading the...
UK FATCA

Offshore Targets In Sight For British FATCA

The targets of Britain’s ‘Son of FATCA’ proposed law to find out about cash and investments taxpayers hold overseas is becoming clearer. A list of...

Week In Expat Money Matters January 14 – 18, 2013

Below is what happened in a week in Expats Finances, as reported on iExpats and from other places across the web. From iExpats.com: How Millionaires Are...
HMRC

HMRC Steps Up Campaign Against Wealthy Brits

The British tax man has stepped up a campaign to encourage wealthy taxpayers to play by the rules. HM Revenue & Customs is about to...
Corruption

Tax And Corruption Crack Down On Way For India

Tax evasion and corruption rumours are rife across India, and the problem is becoming so bad the government is warning everyone to pay their...

FATCA’s A Business Opportunity, Say Wealth Managers

FATCA and other tax information swapping laws between countries to crackdown on people not declaring their true financial status could lead to a boost...

FATCA Closes Swiss Bank After Admitting Tax Evasion

The first big banking scalp has been claimed as US authorities enforce FATCA, a clampdown on financial institutions which help US taxpayers avoid paying...
Autumn Statement 2012: No Relief for Wealthy Taxpayers

Autumn Statement 2012: No Relief for Wealthy Taxpayers

Chancellor George Osborne continued his attack on wealthy taxpayers in his Autumn Statement 2012 by laying out his plans to crack down on tax...
Swiss Bank Secrecy Tax Row Rolls On

Swiss Bank Secrecy Tax Row Rolls On

Taxpayers with undeclared income and assets in Switzerland have reached the point of no return with HM Revenue & Customs. From January 1, 2013, they...
Lawmakers act after tax cases flop in Australia

Lawmakers act after tax cases flop in Australia

Lawmakers in Australia have struck out a key defence in tax management cases after a string of spectacular flop prosecutions. Australia has a general anti-avoidance...

Managing money to save tax is not immoral, says the law

The row over the morality of investing in a tax management scheme aimed at working within the law to save tax highlights the current...