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Last Chance For Offshore Tax Dodgers To Come Clean

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is giving offshore tax evaders a last chance to put their financial affairs in order. From September 5, tax cheats...

Law Makers Should Take Blame For Tax Avoidance

Policymakers and politicians have blurred the lines between tax avoidance and tax evasion for some years – and they are the same in the...
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FATCA List – August 1, 2016

Banks and financial firms are still flocking to sing up to the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Even though the July 1 deadline...
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FATCA List – July1, 2016

The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) register of financial institutions has passed the 200,000 milestone as the US government pledges to enforce...
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FATCA List – June 1, 2016

The number of financial institutions outside the USA passing information about their American customers to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is continuing to swell. The...

Moving offshore doesn’t mean you’re avoiding tax

Offshore tax avoidance has grabbed a lot of headlines in recent months. The latest scandal involves the Panama Papers – the leaking of millions of...

Tax Probes Target Rich And Famous

Sports stars, celebrities and wealthy entrepreneurs can look forward to more scrutiny of their finances from by the tax man. Investigations into the tax affairs...

Tongue Tied Cameron Admits Tax Avoidance

Choosing his words very carefully, British Prime Minister David Cameron has finally admitted he profited from an offshore investment account – but so what. Cameron...
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FATCA List – May 1, 2016

Thousands more foreign financial institutions signed up to confirm that they are ready to report information about their customers to the Internal Revenue Service...

Panama Papers Set To Go Online

A task force of investigative journalists examining millions of Panama Papers documents are to put a searchable database online within a few days. The database...
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US Senator’s FATCA Challenge Thrown Out By Judge

A judge has thrown out a case from a US senator leading a campaign against the controversial Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Senator Rand...

Expat Tax Worries Over QROPS Unfounded

As the dust from The Panama Papers tax controversy dies down, many expats are wondering if their offshore pensions and savings will get them...

Secrecy Torn From Offshore Companies And Trusts

Governments around the world want to crack down on property investors who hide their identities behind shell companies registered in offshore financial centres. Australia has...

New Law To Root Out Corruption

Companies that let their staff help tax cheats will face criminal prosecution under a new law. Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that for the...

Panama Is Not The Only Secret Tax Haven, Says OECD

Panama is not the only secret tax haven for the wealthy to shelter their riches behind a veil of secrecy. The country has backtracked on...

HMRC Investigates Panama Papers Allegations In UK

The British tax man is among a number of government agencies worldwide which is scrutinising revelations from the Panama Papers about alleged tax avoidance...

Panama Papers Don’t Reflect Modern Tax Planning

The tax avoidance black hole revealed in the Panama Papers leaks should not taint the entire financial services industry, according to the head of...

The Panama Papers And FATCA – Another Cover Up?

Tax avoidance on a grand scale is nothing new – the US President Barak Obama has led the way in tackling the issue head...
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FATCA List – April 1, 2016

The US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act list of foreign financial institutions just keeps on growing. The latest list shows another 3,616 registrations, taking the...

What You Need To Know About The Panama Papers

The Panama papers are a massive leak of legal documents from a law firm in Panama, Central America. A whistle-blower passed 11 million documents to...