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Credit Suisse ‘shredded documents’ for US tax evaders

Swiss bank alleged to have helped US clients avoid taxes, senate committee claims

26 Feb 2014

Big Four

China hits back over Big Four US audit ban

Chinese securities regulator expressed "deep regret" over SEC decision to ban Big Four from auditing Chinese companies listed on US stock exchange

27 Jan 2014

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SEC judge suspends Big Four China units

Judge calls for Chinese affiliates of Big Four to be barred from working for any US-listed Chinese companies for six months

23 Jan 2014

US tech companies move against tax avoidance reforms

US lobby group attempts to halt curbs against tech firms' tax structures

20 Jan 2014

Autonomy/HP analysis: The accounting argument

How can accounting standards form a part of the battle between Autonomy and HP? Stephen Bouvier explains

16 Jan 2014

SEC bans accountancy firm over failed Chinese company audits

Sherb & Co audits of three US-listed Chinese companies were "riddled with failures" SEC investigation finds

11 Nov 2013

Deloitte US slapped with $2m fine over audit violation

Deloitte hit with joint largest civil fine levied by the PCAOB

24 Oct 2013

US server outage sees Sage 50 crash for more than 24 hours

US Sage 50 customers left without accounting software for more than a day after server crash

03 Sep 2013

US accountants applaud mandatory audit rotation block

US decision to prohibit mandatory audit rotation sends "clear message" to end debate in Europe

09 Jul 2013

Deloitte China asks court to dismiss US SEC audit case

Deloitte's Chinese arm calls for courts to dismiss attempts made by US regulators to obtain audit work papers

29 May 2013

Ireland defends tax regime after US' “tax haven” claims

Ireland is set to officially reject claims it is acting as a tax haven

28 May 2013

Apple boss defends its core tax strategy

Tim Cook hits back at senate subcommittee claims of Apple avoiding billions of dollars in tax

22 May 2013

Apple subsidiaries “not tax-resident anywhere”

Three Ireland-based subsidiaries of Apple appear to not be tax-resident anywhere on Earth, a US Senate committee says

21 May 2013

Obama condemns tax authority’s targeting of conservative groups

The targeting of right-wing, conservative groups by the US tax authority is "outrageous", says Barack Obama

14 May 2013

Amazon in $234m US tax dispute

The US Internal Revenue Service claims Amazon owes $234m in tax dating back to 2005

16 Jan 2013

Swiss bank to close after US tax evasion fine

Wegelin, Switzerland's oldest private bank, is to close permanently after pleading guilty to helping Americans evade taxes through secret accounts

04 Jan 2013

Romney pays 14.1% tax in 2011

US presidential candidate publishes his tax return

26 Sep 2012

US and UK sign anti-tax dodge agreement

The US and UK have signed a bilateral information-sharing deal in a bid to combat tax evasion

17 Sep 2012

Former Romney group faces US tax investigation

Private equity groups, including presidential candidate Mitt Romney's former employer, face a US tax avoidance investigation

03 Sep 2012

US to divulge details of UK tax deal

The US Treasury hopes publicising details of a tax deal with the UK could act as a template for other countries

26 Jul 2012

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