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Tax revenues in advanced economies have continued to increase; OECD research

Tax revenues in advanced economies have continued to increase, with taxes on companies and personal consumption representing an increasing share of total tax revenues, according to new OECD research. ... Read More
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The Netherlands to tighten tax rules for foreign firms

The Netherlands said it will tighten rules on tax breaks for foreign firms after facing criticism from the EU for offering complicated schemes for multinationals. Dutch authorities said they ... Read More

ACCA Research: 48% of public believe auditors ‘could prevent company failures’

A survey of 1,000 members of the general public by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) reveals auditors are expected to play a crucial role in company safeguarding. ... Read More
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Switzerland gearing up for corporate tax changes

The Swiss Government has announced that, in preparation for a major overhaul of the tax system, existing practices on the taxation of principal companies and finance branches will not ... Read More
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Nowhere is safe: France will hunt for tax cheating on social media

France’s tax inspectors will begin searching through social media accounts in 2019 in order to fight against tax evasion, Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin said in an interview. “(The fiscal ... Read More

EU tax haven blacklist shrinks to five

European Union finance ministers on Tuesday removed Namibia from the bloc’s blacklist of tax havens, an EU statement said. The list is now down to five non-cooperative jurisdictions: American ... Read More
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Denmark pushes to widen probe into multi-billion-euro tax fraud

Denmark is widening its investigation of a massive stock trading scam, as the state attempts to recover $2 billion of tax reclaims it was tricked into paying. The country’s ... Read More
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UK to introduce ‘Google tax’ in 2020

When it comes to tech, Britain wants to have its cake and eat it, too. The U.K. moved on Monday to extract more tax from the likes of Google ... Read More

Top EU banks guilty of multi-billion tax fraud

Tax-scams operated by the EU’s top banks cost treasuries €55.2bn, a cross-border investigation has shown. The scams, dubbed “the biggest tax robbery in European history”, involved Deutsche Bank and ... Read More

Former BDO USA accountants suspended

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) suspended three former BDO USA LLP accountants for their improper professional conduct during an audit of an exchange-listed insurance company. According to the SEC’s ... Read More
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