Tax Havens

UK tax havens urged to introduce VAT and corporate tax

Deloitte study suggests a “compelling case” for introduction of key taxes

02 Nov 2009

Swiss using tax to woo FTSE 100 companies

UK companies and their staff being tempted over to Switzerland to enjoy a more beneficial tax regime

09 Oct 2009

Tax haven crackdown spearheads Labour fightback

Darling hopes further moves on avoidance can help balance government books

28 Sep 2009

OECD to move Switzerland off tax list

Tax haven is praised for efforts to be more transparent after signing information exchange deal with the US

25 Sep 2009

Timms heralds "new world" of pain for tax cheats

Government plans to crack down on tax avoidance

22 Sep 2009

Lloyds accused of selling tax avoidance schemes

Undercover Panorama journalist secretly films staff

21 Sep 2009

No fines for offshore tax avoiders claiming “innocent errors”

Those misled will dodge 10% fine in HMRC’s second tax amnesty

08 Sep 2009

UK signs tax agreement with the Swiss

Switzerland agrees to share information on tax payers with the UK

07 Sep 2009

Pact forces UBS to disclose 4,450 accounts

US-Swiss pact means UBS has until 2010 to hand over account details

21 Aug 2009

Switzerland urging closure on UBS case

Swiss officials push for speedy end to UBS tax case ahead of a trip to Washington

08 Jul 2009

Swiss commit to transparency despite UBS action

Switzerland has reiterated its committment to international tax standards

24 Jun 2009

Lloyd's List publisher set for Swiss move

Informa readies itself for move abroad, arguing 'double taxation' would hurt income

01 May 2009

US urged to abandon UBS tax case

Talks between US and Swiss officials

27 Apr 2009

Guilty plea for yachting CEO in UBS tax case

Second person nabbed in UBS tax shelter investigation

17 Apr 2009

Luxembourg PM laments US tax haven stance

Juncker urges Obama to refocus his efforts on 'tax havens' closer to home

03 Apr 2009

Liechtenstein eases bank secrecy rules

European tax haven bows to international pressure and agrees to share more tax data

13 Mar 2009

France and Germany reignite tax haven debate

Proposals for a new crackdown on offshore tax havens have been raised by France and Germany

04 Mar 2009

Darling's dig at Swiss banking 'secrecy'

Swiss banks must remove the veil of secrecy around their tax and banking regimes, according to Alistair Darling

23 Feb 2009

Tax haven hedge funds threatened

Thousands of hedge funds in offshore tax havens are expected to fold in 2009, warn Zolfo Cooper

05 Feb 2009

Calls for Switzerland to be blacklisted

Germany has weighed into the debate over the OECD's blacklisted tax havens

04 Nov 2008

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