October 2017

Bolivian lawmakers have proposed a new bill to help fight tax evasion. RELATED:Ecuador Approves Tax Haven Law As Opposition Breaks Alliance The new bill, “Bill to Combat the Use of Tax Havens,” is intended to stop tax havens — especially those exposed by the Panama Papers last year. The bill will be sent to Bolivia’s […]

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Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal addresses media in Islamabad. PHOTO: EXPRESS ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal threatened on Monday to resign after he and senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders were barred from entering an accountability court trying deposed premier Nawaz Sharif. Iqbal, Talal Chaudhry, Pervaiz Rashid, Raja Zafarul Haq and Danial Aziz were accompanying the deposed premier for […]

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New information has come forth confirming that Wintris, an offshore company owned by Anna Sigurlaug Pálsdóttir, former Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson’s wife, did not pay taxes in Iceland according to law over a period of several years. According to an agreement the couple made with the Director of Internal Revenue in 2016, Anna’s tax […]

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By Linda A. Thompson The abolition of a scheme allowing Dutch taxpayers to fess up to their tax sins and avoid criminal charges is likely to discourage high-net worth individuals from ever disclosing money hidden abroad to local authorities, practitioners say. Deputy Minister of Finance Eric Wiebes announced that it was time to draw the […]

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Bolivian lawmakers have proposed a new bill to help fight tax evasion. RELATED:Ecuador Approves Tax Haven Law As Opposition Breaks Alliance The new bill, “Bill to Combat the Use of Tax Havens,” is intended to stop tax havens — especially those exposed by the Panama Papers last year. The bill will be sent to Bolivia’s […]

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The Gujarat unit of Aam Aadmi Party will announce the first list of candidates for the upcoming assembly polls after holding a roadshow. The roadshow will officially kickstart the AAP’s election campaign in Gujarat. AAP is set to contest in 21 seats out of the total 182 Assembly seats. India will receive its first-ever shipment […]

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Amitabh Bachchan and his now daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are among celebrities whose names appeared on Panama Papers. The latest reports suggest that the two recently submitted documents of their financial dealings with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the issue. According to a source, “The replies have been received. They could be soon […]

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New Delhi:  Actor Amitabh Bachchan and his family may be summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the Panama Papers scandal that last year revealed how offshore firms are used to stash the wealth of the world’s rich and powerful, news agency PTI reported on Wednesday. The Enforcement Directorate or ED, which probes high-profile […]

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Islamabad:  Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be present during his indictment proceedings in the accountability court on Monday in three corruption and money laundering cases involving his family’s offshore properties, his party said on Sunday. “Mr Sharif is not leaving for London and he will attend indictment proceedings of accountability court in Islamabad […]

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