Why Is Monaco A Haven For Tax Defaulters?

And in any case even renting of a studio apartment will do but in either case a wannabe resident has to open an account in one or more of its secretive banks with a minimum deposit of 5,00,000 euros.


Tax transparency – what’s it worth? by George Bull

As Google and HMRC prepare to face the Treasury Select Committee on Thursday, there have been calls for businesses (and individuals) to make their dealings with the taxman more transparent. All this comes as MPs vote on whether to overturn their right to


Scotland advertised across Eastern Europe as tax haven

A new round of publicity for Scotland as an "offshore zone" began this month, more than six months after it was alleged that $1 billion had been funnelled out of poverty-stricken Moldova through Scottish shell companies.


The looming Stamp Duty surcharge for landlords

Consultation on the Government’s proposal to introduce higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax has just closed, and we wait to see what, if any, changes there may be. If the proposals stay the same, the higher rates will be three percentage points above