Germany's Schäuble Rejects European Wealth Tax

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble has vehemently rejected the idea of introducing a wealth tax in Europe, to balance out existing inequalities between the rich and the poor.


Tax Amnesty a Success in Netherlands

Taxpayers in the Netherlands have come forward in droves to square off their tax affairs via a tax amnesty before the government significantly hikes the fees and penalties for tax evasion and other illicit activities.


French Assembly Passes Tax Evasion Bill

The French National Assembly has definitively adopted the Government's anti-tax evasion and major economic and financial crime bill. The legislation was passed by 358 votes to 198.