Tax Evasion

The EP president and political leaders have requested to establish a committee of inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law with respect to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion by the Commission and public administrative bodies of member states, following the Panama papers leak. The inquiry will investigate […]

Deputy Chief Justice Kalpana Rawal at a past function in 2014. A Nairobi lawyer has threatened to sue her if she does not disclose details over her alleged links to a string of shell companies in tax haven British Virgin Islands. PHOTO: EVANS HABIL/NATION MEDIA GROUP Kalpana Rawal is in the headlines once again thanks […]

The European Parliament in Brussels is poised to approve the creation of a 65-member “inquiry committee” on Thursday to target the tax avoidance industry. Something to hide? Politicians rattled by tax transparency post-Panama The committee will have the mandate to investigate “alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money […]

George Osborne, the chancellor, and ministers from the UK’s extensive network of tax havens are among key witnesses that MEPs intend to call as part of a major inquiry set to be launched into the Panama Papers. Leaders of the European parliament meet in Brussels on Thursday to approve the creation of an influential 65-member […]

Argentinian football legend, Lionel Messi will go on trial on Tuesday for allegedly defrauding Spain of over four million euros in unpaid taxes. One of the world’s highest paid athletes, Messi will confront in court the accusations that have dogged him since June 2013. The trial will run till 2 June, the day Messi is […]

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“The Panama Papers as leaked out in the media are essentially stolen papers from a legal firm that operate across 22 countries,” said Maria Luisa Navarro. (Reuters) Panama is not a tax haven and the government is willing to co-operate with India and provide information that New Delhi would ask for, visiting Panamanian Vice-Minister for […]