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Nearly a third of Britain's billionaires have either moved or are relocating to tax havens, where some have broken UK law by bankrolling political parties, a major investigation said on Thursday.
Regulations that will make online multinationals responsible for South African VAT are due to come into effect from April 1, 2019 – and price changes on their services seem inevitable.
The party says multinational companies operating in SA and local companies listed aboard engage in a continuous cycle of aggressive tax avoidance "that is costing the country billions of rands in tax revenue".
Actor Rapulana Seiphemo faces five counts of contravening the tax laws due to his failure to submit personal income tax returns to SARS.
Judicial authorities in Spain say pop music star Shakira is under investigation for possible tax evasion during the three years before she officially moved to Barcelona.
A year after the Panama Papers, a massive leak of confidential information from Bermuda law firm Appleby has shown how corporations, hedge funds and individuals may have skirted taxes. Here is what has been reported so far.
The days in paradise may be numbered for those seeking refuge from heavy tax burdens in remote islands.
South Africans have declared almost R35bn worth of foreign assets under the government-initiated special voluntary disclosure programme.
Football megastar Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court near Madrid on Monday accused of evading millions of euros in taxes.
Warren Buffett just fact checked Donald Trump: “He has not seen my income tax returns. I have paid federal income tax every year since 1944, when I was 13.”
Economists and tax experts alike have said Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's call for a tax revolt is likely political posturing, as a real tax revolt would be difficult to pull off in SA.
Local media personality Bonang Matheba's management is confident that her tax issues will be resolved by the time she is next expected to appear in the Commercial Crimes Court.
The tax evasion case brought against media personality Bonang Matheba has been postponed until November 14 for her legal representatives to make further submissions.
The SA Revenue Service, as part of a move to boost its revenue collection, is looking to nail 300 000 companies with penalties for failure to submit corporate income tax returns.
#ParadisePapers seems to be much of a replay of the #PanamaPapers, but in terms of respectability of jurisdictions and their standing in the financial world, Bermuda and Panama are not, and have never been, in the same league, explains tax expert Ernest Mazansky.
The #ParadisePapers leak exposes the “feeble” political attempts to stop tax cheats, says a spokesperson for Oxfam.
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton avoided paying taxes on his private jet using an elaborate scheme now under investigation by British tax authorities, new leaked documents revealed.
Cristiano Ronaldo's agent, Jorge Mendes, has been summoned before a Spanish court as part of a probe into alleged tax evasion by the world player of the year.
Treasury plans to raise an additional R28bn in revenue, but there are concerns about the ability of the South African Revenue Service to collect this, say analysts.
Uniform and effective global strategies are needed to address tax avoidance, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in his ten-point plan to tackle the scourge.
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