Tax avoidance

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Global corporations ‘cheating public out of billions in tax’, say campaigners
Tax Justice Network says countries lose $89bn a year by allowing anonymity over use of tax havens

Larry Elliott Economics editor

15, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Revealed: world’s biggest meat firm appears to have avoided millions in UK tax
Exclusive: major supplier to brands including KFC and Nando’s used offshore companies allowing them to reduce UK tax payments, investigation suggests

Tom Levitt, Margot Gibbs and Ludo Hekman

26, Sep, 2022 @1:44 PM

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London council could seize oligarchs’ homes for affordable housing
Westminster could use compulsory purchase orders to tackle laundering of ‘dirty money’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

21, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Amazon could avoid UK tax for two more years thanks to Rishi Sunak’s tax break
Firm increased business expenses in 2021 after former chancellor introduced 130% ‘super-deduction’ relief scheme

Sarah Butler

14, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Number of UK non-doms down by 11% after pandemic travel curbs
HMRC says drop for 2020-21 financial year coincided with ‘substantial reduction in international aviation’

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

28, Jul, 2022 @11:10 AM

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Star executive quit Uber as it faced pressure over UK tax structure
Questions raised for George Osborne – named as ‘strong advocate’ for firm – after revelations about avoidance strategy

Simon Goodley

11, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Labour demands Tory leadership hopefuls disclose non-dom pasts
Anneliese Dodds asks for clarity on which contenders have held tax status after Zahawi revelations

Peter Walker Political correspondent

10, Jul, 2022 @9:30 PM

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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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