October 6, 2018

Switzerland has started sharing financial account information with tax authorities in dozens of countries as a way of fighting tax evasion, but Africa, which loses about $60 billion in illicit flows each year, mostly into European banks, is conspicuous by its absence from the deal. Swiss bank accounts have long been stereotyped as enablers of […]

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Details of 10,000 Dubai, UK properties received ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Accountability Shahzad Akbar announced Friday that details of over 10,000 properties in Dubai and England, owned by Pakistanis, had been received, saying information on half of these was available previously, but no action was taken. He told a news conference […]

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It turns out that I may have done President Donald Trump an injustice. I’ve always been skeptical of his claims to be a great deal maker. But what we’ve just learned is that his negotiating prowess began early. Indeed, it was so amazing that he was already making $200,000 a year in today’s dollars at […]

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Catching tax evaders Will the FBR become a more effective body under the PTI? The first target for the board is set to be non-filers, after the National Assembly has finally decided to withdraw relaxations given by the current government to non-filers when purchasing property and vehicles. The move constitutes another turn around by the […]

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NEW YORK — It turns out that I may have done President Donald Trump an injustice. You see, I’ve always been skeptical of his claims to be a great dealmaker. But what we’ve just learned is that his negotiating prowess began early. Indeed, it was so amazing that he was already making $200,000 a year […]

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