Tax havens

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Tax abuse and money laundering is trapping billions in poverty, says UN
UN report claims up to 10% of the world’s wealth could be hidden offshore

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

25, Feb, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Covid has made inequality even worse. The only answer: squeeze the super-rich | Simon Jenkins
It’s not right that the world’s 10 richest people have amassed £400bn since the start of the pandemic while billions struggle, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

26, Jan, 2021 @7:00 AM

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British Virgin Islands at a crossroads as outgoing governor decries corruption
With a judicial inquiry looming and the EU looking to blacklist the territory, the BVI is debating where its future lies

Rupert Neate

25, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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MEPs vote to add Channel and British Virgin Islands to tax haven blacklist
UK overseas territories such as Cayman Islands also may lose protection once afforded by UK’s EU membership

Richard Partington

22, Jan, 2021 @4:31 PM

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The taxman v the accountant: ‘disgraceful’ conduct and an epic Australian defamation case
Sydney accountant Vanda Gould, only last week sentenced to three years in prison, is suing tax commissioner Chris Jordan

Ben Butler

22, Dec, 2020 @8:00 PM

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Rishi Sunak's wife owns part of firm that funnelled money through Mauritius
Exclusive: Akshata Murty owns 5% of IMM, which used structure that could reduce taxes payable in India

Juliette Garside

30, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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How can we pay off the global coronavirus debts? Tackle the powerful | Ben Tippet
Shutting down tax havens and cancelling debts could pay for the pandemic and more, says author Ben Tippet

Ben Tippet

23, Nov, 2020 @10:22 AM

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$427bn a year lost to tax abuse by firms and rich individuals, study finds
Tax Justice Network calls on G20 to tighten rules, saying system is ‘programmed to fail’

Larry Elliott Economics editor

20, Nov, 2020 @12:01 AM

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A family feud, a mystery firm and the Botticelli masterpiece that quietly vanished
Whereabouts of $10m painting are unknown as legal fight over its ownership continues

Jamie Doward

15, Nov, 2020 @9:35 AM

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Deal on cross-border tax needed to save economies ravaged by Covid-19, says OECD
Fears that poorest countries will be worst hit if a trade war erupts due to talks failing

Phillip Inman

12, Oct, 2020 @6:17 PM

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British Virgin Islands commits to public register of beneficial owners
Announcement follows years of tax evasion scandals involving BVI shell companies

David Pegg

01, Oct, 2020 @12:29 PM

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Sir Jim Ratcliffe, UK's richest person, moves to tax-free Monaco
Brexiter Ineos boss, who has an estimated £17.5bn fortune, officially changes tax domicile

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

25, Sep, 2020 @1:43 PM

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