Threat of 'wealth tax' on holiday homes

Britons who own homes in Spain and other troubled eurozone states could face a new "wealth tax" to help fund future bail-outs, influential German economists have suggested.


Wealth tax to pay for EU bail-outs

Wealthy households would face new taxes on property and other assets under German plans to prop up the struggling eurozone


Germany wants 'tax FBI'

In the light of recent offshore tax evasion revelations, the German government needed more enforcement capability to pursue scofflaws.