August 4, 2018

A report by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) rubbishing the idea that offshore financial centres were “hotbeds of tax evasion” was paid for by the Jersey financial services sector. Jersey Finance, which represents banks, law firms and accountants in the Channel Islands crown dependency, gave an undisclosed sum to support the publication. It claimed […]

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When asked what Australia’s national pastime is, most people would answer cricket, swimming, or football of some description. My suggestion would be tax avoidance, and its more devious offshoot – tax evasion. Australians hate paying tax. We dodge it, minimise it, and grumble about it. Elections are won and lost on the propositions of tax […]

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From left: Respresentative Carolyn Maloney, Senator Chuck Grassley, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Hezbollah’s Hassan Nasrallah, Equatorial Guinea’s Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue and Denis Katsyv of Prevezon Holdings A Malibu mansion and Gulfstream jet were seized from the playboy son of the president of Equatorial Guinea, who pilfered hundreds of millions of dollars from his starving country. […]

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The PROTAX consortium is looking for answers to questions like these: Why should we pay more taxes or have our public services undermined because someone isn’t paying their fair share? Is there a minority of untouchables that preserves its privileges at the expenses of their fellow citizens and exacerbates social inequalities? The PROTAX project shows […]

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Pakistan’s apex anti-graft body has approached Interpol seeking issuance of Red Corner Notices against jailed former premier Nawaz Sharif’s sons Hasan and Hussain, a media report said today. Sharif’s sons were declared as absconders by an accountability court after they failed to appear in either of the three cases launched against them along with their […]

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Trump (PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – A bipartisan group of members of Congress leading U.S. efforts on Central America today urged the Trump Administration to use its authority under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act to sanction six individuals from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico for their involvement in corruption and organized crime. […]

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