Swiss scandal haunts HSBC's former boss

2015-02-10 20:00

The scandal at HSBC's Swiss private banking arm is particularly awkward for former executive chairperson Stephen Green, as the tax evasion saga develops.

Warning from Keith Engel: SA seeing ‘beginnings of a tax revolt’

2015-01-09 16:22

There’s a strong warning from the deputy CEO of the SA Institute of Tax Practitioners: he worries that the country is now experiencing 'the beginnings of a tax revolt'.

China to crack down on tax avoidance

2014-12-02 10:51

China will toughen its stance on tax avoidance by foreign firms to prevent tax payments being directed overseas, after Beijing levied $140m in back taxes.

NY regulator seeks $300m from Israeli Bank

2014-10-29 10:00

New York state's financial regulator is seeking more than $300m as part of a probe of whether the Israeli bank assisted US citizens in evading taxes.

Obama bars corporate tax evasion plan

2014-07-25 12:30

US President Barack Obama has hammered firms avoiding taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas and called on Congress to pass a bill to curb the practice.

Sars eyes R10bn from tax evaders

2014-02-23 18:07

The SA Revenue Service has in the past 10 years recovered, or is busy retrieving, an estimated R10bn in unpaid taxes from SA’s most notorious gangsters and tax evaders.

EU tackles tax evasion

2013-05-22 16:33

Tax cheats big and small have been under the microscope as the EU discussed tax evasion amid a fresh scandal involving Apple.

D&G fined €343m for tax evasion

2013-04-03 11:25

Italy's Tax Commission has fined fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana €343.4m for tax evasion.

Cadbury accused of tax evasion

2013-03-06 08:16

Indian authorities have accused the local unit of chocolate giant Cadbury of evading $46m in taxes by pretending to produce sweets at a non-existent factory.

Investors to shun tax evading firms

2013-01-21 10:08

Growing anger at aggressive tax avoidance by big business has prompted ethical investors to consider shunning shares in companies that don't pay their share of tax.


US firms not fleeing due to high tax - study

2015-02-09 14:45

When a series of big US firms moved to reincorporate abroad in inversion deals, some Republican lawmakers and tax policy critics blamed the high corporate tax rate.

Aus cracks whip on firms avoiding tax

2014-12-09 16:07

Australian tax officials are being embedded inside multinational corporations operating in the country to crack down on tax avoidance, says the treasurer.

$2trn growth plan tops G20 agenda

2014-11-15 13:03

The G20 has kicked off in Australia,with a plan to the boost global economy by $2 trillion topping agenda.

Foreign tax moves bedevils US

2014-08-18 11:28

The US government has grappled with corporate deals known as inversions in which US companies shift their tax domiciles abroad, avoiding US taxes.

Portugal fights against tax evasion

2014-04-04 13:46

A state lucky draw, offering fancy cars on invoices issued with individual taxpayer numbers, has firmly grabbed the attention of the Portuguese.

D&G owners go to jail over tax evasion

2013-06-20 12:31

Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have been handed a suspended prison sentence and a heavy fine for hiding hundreds of millions of euros from tax authorities.

EU to crackdown on tax evasion

2013-05-14 08:57

EU finance ministers have bid to unlock a trillion-euro annual crackdown on tax evasion, as pressure mounts to look for new measures to boost job creation and growth.

Dodging taxes 'second nature' in India

2013-04-03 11:02

Among India's top earners, dodging taxes has become second nature, forcing the country's cash-starved government to scrabble every year for revenue, say analysts.

AB Foods denies tax evasion claims

2013-02-11 08:02

Associated British Foods has denied any illegal activities aimed at avoiding tax after a charity said it moved profits out of Zambia to reduce its tax bill.

Indian tax officials raid Nokia

2013-01-08 14:08

Finnish phone maker Nokia's says Indian tax officials raided its production unit in the southern city of Chennai, for allegedly evading taxes.

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