Tax Evasion

Actress Emma Watson Tuesday denied tax evasion after she was named in the latest Panama Papers offshore data leaks. The “Harry Potter” star is reported to have used an offshore company to buy a property worth $40 million in London. Watson’s account was revealed after data collated by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) was published online […]

British actor Emma Watson has become caught up in the Panama Papers scandal. Picture: Nicholas Kamm/AFP HARRY Potter star Emma Watson has been named in the Panama Papers scandal. The UK’s Spectator magazine discovered Watson’s name in the newly released searchable database of more than 200,000 offshore companies published yesterday. According to the leaks from […]

A car passes by outside the Arango Orillac Building at which Mossack Fonseca law firm office is located, in Panama City. – Reuters A group of journalists released online on Tuesday Japan time further information on leaked documents dubbed the “Panama Papers,” which rocked the world by implicating key politicians and business leaders in massive […]

The federal government won’t say exactly how it got its hands on the Panama Papers, but investigators are already scouring the leaked files for tax dodging, and criminal charges will eventually be laid if at all possible, Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier says. The minister confirmed Monday following question period in the House of Commons that […]

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The Canada Revenue Agency has launched investigations into 45 Canadian taxpayers named in the Panama Papers, and the number is set to grow as federal auditors pore over the newly acquired data. National Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier said her agency has already started to identify targets for audits after getting the last of the documents […]

TOKYO (Kyodo) — A group of journalists released online on Tuesday Japan time further information on leaked documents dubbed the “Panama Papers,” which rocked the world by implicating key politicians and business leaders in massive tax evasion. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, with which Kyodo News and other media outlets are in partnership, revealed the names […]

By Charlotte Greenfield and Rebecca Howard WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand shelf companies and trusts to help channel funds around the world, according to a report on Monday based on leaks of the so-called Panama Papers. Pressure is mounting on Prime Minister John Key to take action after […]

THE ANONYMOUS WHISTLEBLOWER behind one of the biggest data leaks in history has reached out to international authorities, offering to help governments prosecute tax evaders in exchange for immunity. Writing on the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) website, ‘John Doe’ explained why he leaked millions of documents belonging to Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, now […]

The release just over a month ago of the Panama Papers, the largest data leak of its kind in history, has already sparked global outrage over the tax evasion practices of some of the world’s wealthiest and most powerful individuals. And now, it looks as though things are going to get uglier. On Friday, the […]

The person who gave the Panama Papers to reporters offered the first detailed explanation of the motive behind the largest leak of financial data ever. In an 1,800-word statement, the leaker, identified by journalists as “John Doe,” assailed the world of offshore companies as fueled by “massive, pervasive corruption.” “Shell companies are often associated with […]

The Prime Minister has promised to fight global corruption ahead of a summit due to be held in London this week where the Panama papers leak is likely to dominate the agenda. David Cameron has said he will put tackling corruption at the “top of the international agenda” at the international anti-corruption summit this Thursday, which […]