MEPs continue crackdown on tax avoidance

MEPs have taken EU finance ministers to task over their decision to remove eight countries from the tax haven blacklist just one month after it was first published


Incoming FCA chair admits using tax avoidance scheme

The next chair of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority said he made an “error in judgement” when he used a tax avoidance film scheme promoted by Ingenious, a firm that has lost several court battles against HM Revenue & Customs.


Surprise dip in tax from offshore-held property

HM Revenue & Customs has reported a surprise drop in the annual tax enveloped dwellings (ATED) take, which is payable mainly by companies that own UK residential property valued at £500,000 or above.


Explain your wealth or have it seized

Despite the picture painted in the BBC’s recent McMafia series, the UK is not necessarily awash of dubious foreign wealth. But what is the UK doing to clampdown on money laundering and increase transparency?