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Even those fighting against tax evasion are being charged with fraud

Tuesday 20th December 2016

While no one can arguably feign ignorance regarding their tax payments – especially as there are experts out there able to help navigate this often complex landscape – there are some who should really know better. None more so than those operating within the authorities investigating tax fraud. But it seems there are some who… [continue reading]

Santa becomes the latest to be caught out in tax fraud

Thursday 15th December 2016

He may be the jolly fellow who gives gifts to kids at Christmas, but in Hungary one Santa failed to ‘give’ correctly – by which we mean pay his taxes. According to reports, the individual was caught out in a festive operation to crack down on those failing to invoice their seasonal gift-giving services. A… [continue reading]

Evading taxes? Don’t attempt to hide behind religion!

Monday 12th December 2016

We’ve covered unusual cases of people evading taxes in the past, but arguably none have been as ‘out-of-the-box’ as the case of a Minnesota chiropractor who attempted to hide his tax payments behind a fake religious organisation. A doomed attempt According to reports, Donald Gibson didn’t file his individual income tax returns for ten years… [continue reading]

Ronaldo in tax evasion investigations

Friday 9th December 2016

Some may love him for his work on and off the pitch, others not so much, but no matter what you think of Christiano Ronaldo, he’s become the latest football legend to come face-to-face with tax authorities if the reports are true. The Ronaldo story According to Spanish paper, El Mundo, Ronaldo is currently under… [continue reading]

Tax evasion becomes a global fight

Monday 5th December 2016

There can be no doubt now: the crackdown on tax havens has gone global. Latest reports have confirmed that by the end of 2016 a huge number of countries will have instructed financial services companies to begin collecting details ranging from bank balances, dividends and income from insurance products earned by clients living overseas. A… [continue reading]

Where are the most difficult places to travel to in the world?

Friday 2nd December 2016

Henrik Jeppesen – a self-confessed ‘full-time traveller’ who has apparently visited every country in the world – recently outlined the countries that were the hardest to get to and move around in for the indy100. Here are the top ten locations he found most difficult to travel in: Syria: Not only are visas notoriously hard… [continue reading]