Tax avoidance

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HMRC criticised over £32bn ‘tax gap’ estimate
Tax experts say shortfall between expected income and actual receipts underplays true scale of fraud in 2020-21 financial year

Phillip Inman

23, Jun, 2022 @4:41 PM

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Corruption blights the developing world but the US and Europe are accomplices | Kenneth Mohammed
State capture is growing on every continent but only because the west helps to launder and hide money stolen by kleptocrats

Kenneth Mohammed

15, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Plans to relax accounting rules for small UK firms ‘risks rise in economic crime’
Critics say proposals ‘an own goal’ for government in combating money laundering, tax evasion and fraud

Kalyeena Makortoff

30, May, 2022 @11:01 PM

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UK’s defences against ‘dirty money’ overrun, say MPs
UK now ‘jurisdiction of choice for dirty money’, cross-party group says as it launches economic crime manifesto

Peter Walker Political correspondent

12, May, 2022 @2:17 PM

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Revealed: Barclays avoids almost £2bn in tax via Luxembourg scheme
Exclusive: Arrangement has allowed bank to earn billions of pounds nearly tax-free for over 12 years

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

09, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Sunak’s worldview is more hedge fund manager than tech bro
Analysis: Unlike his predecessors, he has not criticised tax havens or pledged to go after tax avoiders

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

11, Apr, 2022 @7:21 PM

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Labour accuses Sunak family of avoiding tens of millions in taxes
Chancellor obfuscated while imposing steep tax rises on ordinary Britons, says shadow minister

Clea Skopeliti

09, Apr, 2022 @9:47 AM

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Russia can only afford its war in Ukraine because Britain helped raise the cash | Oliver Bullough
To undermine Putin in the long term, government ministers have to get serious about closing tax breaks and loopholes, says Oliver Bullough, author of Butler to the World

Oliver Bullough

08, Apr, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The Guardian view on non-dom tax status: them not us | Editorial
Editorial: The chancellor’s wife may have breached no law, but her deliberate choice sends a socially divisive message


07, Apr, 2022 @5:48 PM

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Non-doms: 12% of residents in London’s richest parts claimed status in 2018
More than one in 10 paid no tax on offshore income in Kensington and the Cities of London and Westminster

David Batty

07, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Inside Britain’s least-known art collection are works that should be ours to enjoy | Kirsty Major
A rarely publicised tax scheme says owners must allow public access to their treasures – so why is it so hard to access, asks Guardian Opinion deputy editor Kirsty Major

Kirsty Major

28, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Pressure grows on UK to beef up measures to tackle economic crime
MPs and experts demand immediate action after shock resignation of minister over £4.3bn Covid loans fraud bill

Jasper Jolly

25, Jan, 2022 @7:28 PM

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