Tax Evasion

Fraud comes in many flavors, and a payments-related lawsuit arising from the growing business of legal, recreational marijuana is proof of that point. That new industry is growing, and new services, including online ordering and delivery, are rising to meet consumer demands for legal pot. But federal law still views marijuana as an illegal substance, […]

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In a clear defense of the First Amendment, a federal judge ruled the Democratic National Committee cannot hold WikiLeaks or its founder, Julian Assange, liable for publishing information that Russian agents were accused of stealing. The DNC sued President Donald Trump’s campaign, the Russian Federation, Assange, and WikiLeaks on April 20, 2018, alleging the dissemination […]

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In a clear defense of the First Amendment, a federal judge ruled the Democratic National Committee cannot hold WikiLeaks or its founder, Julian Assange, liable for publishing information that Russian agents were accused of stealing. The DNC sued President Donald Trump’s campaign, the Russian Federation, Assange, and WikiLeaks on April 20, 2018, alleging the dissemination […]

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A new batch of leaked documents, dubbed the Mauritius Leaks, shows how multinational corporations dodge taxes by setting up shop in corporate tax-friendly remote locations. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) published a bombshell report into the world of global corporate tax dodging on Tuesday, delivering the “Mauritius Leaks,” a window into how foreign […]

A new batch of leaked documents, dubbed the Mauritius Leaks, shows how multinational corporations dodge taxes by setting up shop in corporate tax-friendly remote locations. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) published a bombshell report into the world of global corporate tax dodging on Tuesday, delivering the “Mauritius Leaks,” a window into how foreign […]

Law360 (July 24, 2019, 5:53 PM EDT) — The U.K. tax authority generated an extra £34 billion ($42 billion) in the past fiscal year by tackling avoidance, evasion and noncompliance, HM Revenue Customs said in its recently published annual report. HMRC is creating an environment where increasing numbers of taxpayers voluntarily pay the correct amount […]

Only in 2014 Canadian companies avoided paying up to C$11.4 billion (US$8.53 billion) in taxes, the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) revealed in its latest audit report that was published on Tuesday. Canada Revenue Agency (Photo: Obert Madondo (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0))According to the agency’s comprehensive analysis of the country’s corporate tax gap – the difference between […]

Washington DC – The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released evidence that laws in the country of Mauritius help corporations avoid taxes globally, including on the continent of Africa. “The Mauritius story is another window into how poor countries are losing billions of dollars a year because of a complex, yet legal web of […]

Responding to research published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists today that multinational corporations are using the tax haven of Mauritius to avoid paying millions of dollars of tax across Africa, Peter Kamalingin, Oxfam’s Pan Africa Director, said: “Mauritius Leaks provide yet another example of how multinational corporations are gaming the system to shrink […]