HMRC’s Offshore Tax Avoidance Campaign

HMRC have launched a brand new offshore tax avoidance campaign, showing the strangely attractive eyes of HMRC leering at you through a map of the modern world.


Russia targets offshore investors

The Russian Finance Ministry will offer companies based offshore but with operations in Russia a choice: either disclose their ultimate beneficiaries and maintain their zero tax rate, or pay taxes at the higher Russian rate.


French Bank Account Regularization Requests Top 15,000

French Budget Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has told the National Assembly Finance Committee that almost 16,000 residents with undeclared foreign bank accounts have elected to regularize their tax situation in the last eight months, through a voluntary decla


Germany, France seek to revive transaction tax plan

Germany and France will lead a face-saving bid this week to revive a flagging project to tax financial transactions in 11 euro zone countries and allay fears it could hamper economic recovery.


Germany's rich and famous in taxman's crosshairs

Amid the spate of cases, the public perception of tax-dodging is shifting from that of a naughty but common misdemeanour to a crime and a moral assault on fair burden sharing in society.