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Instant Opinion: Sweden’s Covid plan ‘a lesson for Britain’
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Instant Opinion: Sweden’s Covid plan ‘a lesson for Britain’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 28 September
28 Sep 2020
England’s ‘tax-dodging’ hotspots revealed
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England’s ‘tax-dodging’ hotspots revealed

Home Counties dominate list of towns with highest levels of tax avoidance
7 Sep 2020
The most secretive financial systems in the world
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The most secretive financial systems in the world

Report calls for sanctions as UK shoots up world rankings of tax havens
19 Feb 2020
Why 12 EU countries blocked move to expose companies’ tax
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Why 12 EU countries blocked move to expose companies’ tax

Ireland among those to vote down directive forcing tech giants to reveal profits
29 Nov 2019
Rich List: ‘Corbygeddon’ sparks billionaire exodus
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Rich List: ‘Corbygeddon’ sparks billionaire exodus

Fear of tax increases from a Labour-led government is leading Britain’s richest to move assets overseas
13 May 2019
Britain’s richest man in £4bn tax row
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Britain’s richest man in £4bn tax row

Vocal Brexiteer Sir Jim Ratcliffe sparked a huge political row after moving to Monaco
18 Feb 2019
Which super-rich Brits pay the most tax?
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Which super-rich Brits pay the most tax?

Sports retailer, betting mogul and inventor make up the top three UK taxpayers last year
28 Jan 2019

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What could a wealth tax on world’s richest 1% buy?
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What could a wealth tax on world’s richest 1% buy?

Oxfam report finds world’s wealthiest 26 people own as much as poorest 50%
22 Jan 2019
HMRC expands football tax probe
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HMRC expands football tax probe

Total of 171 players, 44 clubs and 31 agents under investigation for suspicious tax activity relating to image rights
24 Oct 2018
How Estonia’s money-laundering scandal unfolded
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How Estonia’s money-laundering scandal unfolded

Bloomberg estimates $1trn flowed through country’s central bank between 2008 and 2015
4 Oct 2018
Government makes U-turn on tax haven transparency laws
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Government makes U-turn on tax haven transparency laws

Theresa May accepts public ownership registers for overseas territories to stave off Commons defeat
2 May 2018
Richest 0.1% boost their wealth by as much as poorest half
The world's wealthiest have got even wealthier over the past 40 years at the expense of the poorest
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Richest 0.1% boost their wealth by as much as poorest half

Inequality report shows UK’s super-wealthy have doubled their share of country’s wealth since 1984
15 Dec 2017
New economic crime centre will tackle money-laundering
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New economic crime centre will tackle money-laundering

Drug and people trafficking to be targeted by £90bn-a-year body
12 Dec 2017
EU ‘tax haven’ blacklist labelled a ‘whitewash’
Some of the world's most well-know tax havens have not made the EU's blacklist
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EU ‘tax haven’ blacklist labelled a ‘whitewash’

List branded a political fix that targets poorer countries
6 Dec 2017
Paradise Papers reveal secret wealth of global elite
The inner workings of offshore tax havens have long remained a mystery
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Paradise Papers reveal secret wealth of global elite

Offshore dealings of Queen’s private estate and Trump’s inner circle revealed
6 Nov 2017
B&B owners and cabbies are worst tax shirkers
B&B owners are among the worst under-reporters of income
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B&B owners and cabbies are worst tax shirkers

Sixty percent of self-employed under-report earnings, leading to £34bn tax gap
27 Oct 2017
EU takes Ireland to court over Apple’s €13bn tax windfall
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EU takes Ireland to court over Apple’s €13bn tax windfall

Crackdown on multinational tax breaks risks ‘fierce political backlash’ from Washington
5 Oct 2017
Germany accuses Switzerland of espionage
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Germany accuses Switzerland of espionage

The investigation adds fire to a long-running tax dispute between the two countries
15 Aug 2017
Information sharing plan as Panama Papers fallout continues
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Information sharing plan as Panama Papers fallout continues

Christine Lagarde warns stamping out 'toxic' global culture of tax avoidance will take years
18 Apr 2016
Tax evasion or tax avoidance: what's the difference?
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Tax evasion or tax avoidance: what's the difference?

With allegations of tax evasion flying, here's how to be sure of staying on the right side of the law
19 Feb 2015
Liberty tax dodge: George Michael named in secret files
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Liberty tax dodge: George Michael named in secret files

Database leaked to The Times also names Sir Michael Caine and Katie Melua in £1.2bn Liberty tax scheme
9 Jul 2014
Apple avoided paying billions in tax says US report
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Apple avoided paying billions in tax says US report

Senate sub-committee accuses tech giant of seeking 'the Holy Grail of tax avoidance'
21 May 2013
TAX: secrets of the ultra-wealthy exposed
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TAX: secrets of the ultra-wealthy exposed

Super-rich warned 'if you evade tax, we're coming after you' after data exposed by spy agencies
10 May 2013
TAX ROW: MPs humiliate 'pathetic' Amazon man
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TAX ROW: MPs humiliate 'pathetic' Amazon man

Google and Starbucks also grilled over low tax payments, but Amazon is ordered to send a more knowledgeable exec
13 Nov 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 21 Jun 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 21 Jun 2012

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