Celebrities vs the taxman – who’s the winner?

Andre Agassi, Joan Collins, Richard & Judy, Michael Jackson and Sean
Connery have all had run-ins with the taxman. Who won the battle and how much
was at stake? Read and weep…

US taxman eyes up Emmy awards
Tax revenues up for grabs from goodies bags

U2 goes Dutch to save on taxes
Irish band follows Rolling Stones to Amsterdam

Stones get plenty of tax “satisfaction”

Ageing rockers benefit from Dutch-based umbrella company 

World cup coach facing tax probe
Football coach and his accountant to face public prosecutor 

Accountant testifies in Jacko’s defence
Michael Jackson trial brings forensic accountant to the stand 

Ali G act wins Richard & Judy tax case
Richard Madeley’s theatrical skits convince judges the pair are entitled to huge
tax deductions, but other celebrities look set to miss out.

Richard & Judy win tax battle
Celebrity couple allowed to deduct agency fees from taxable salary, sources

Chat show pair hire star lawyer for tax song and dance

TV presenters Richard and Judy have hired Andre Agassi’s lawyer to represent
them in their tax battle 

Taxman targets agents’ fees
Richard & Judy case concerns clampdown on offsetting of agents’ fees against
tax bills, with hundreds of millions said to be at stake

Celebrity game, set and tax
Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan, who are anxiously awaiting the results of
a tax court ruling, are just the latest in a long line of celebrities to become
embroiled in a case against HM Revenue & Customs 

Richard & Judy case ‘a tax code issue’
Sources suggest case dates back ten years, and concerns an issue over tax

Agassi tax ruling costs famous golfer
Golfer Sergio Garcia skipping UK over tax rule, according to compatriot Luke

Agassi loses final set
Taxman wins epic battle over sponsorship income

Lineker’s brother faces jail for tax fraud
The brother of England footballer Gary Lineker faces jail for alleged £220,000
tax fraud 

Agassi tax case could set precedent
Tennis star’s case heads to the House of Lords 

Taxman enters Big Brother house
Inspector assesses whether Celebrity Big Brother house is liable for business

Agassi victory overshadowed by costs pay

Tennis champion wins long running tax case but is forced to pay costs after
Court of Appeal decision

Film industry set back by new tax system
New government tax relief for films look set to reduce benefits to Hollywood 

Joan Collins in £36k tax battle
Joan Collins sued for more than £36,000 by Mayfair-based accountants, Citroen

Oscars losers may attract Revenue interest
Returning Oscar stars may attract the attention of the Revenue.

Tenon fights Revenue over costs in Agassi case
Listed accountancy adviser Tenon has instructed barrister Patrick Way to pursue
the Inland Revenue for costs the taxman refused to pay after losing to Andre
Agassi in a recent landmark tax case.

UK film industry hopeful of tax deal
The UK film industry hopes to reach a deal with the Inland Revenue this week
over tax loopholes that the department slammed shut last Tuesday. 

Tax clampdown may scare off Hollywood studios
The glamour of last night’s Baftas has been dampened after one of Hollywood most
influential film studios warned that the Treasury’s decision to scrap favourable
tax breaks could force it, and other major studios, to ditch the UK.

Connery’s tax bill neither shaken nor stirred
Former James Bond star, Sir Sean Connery, has revealed how much money he paid in
taxes over the last six years, to dispel any doubts about his Scottish

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