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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EU weighs screening member states over tax avoidance

The European Union is considering screening its own member states to assess whether they should be included in the bloc’s blacklist of tax havens, a senior EU official said ... Read More
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Liechtenstein and Peru removed from EU “gray” list of tax havens

Liechtenstein and Peru are compliant with EU laws on tax after implementing necessary reforms and were therefore removed from EU “gray” list of tax havens, the Council of the ... Read More

European Commission released VAT Gap Frequently asked questions

The European Commission has published a Fact Sheet with Frequently asked questions about the VAT Gap, that refers to the overall difference between the expected VAT revenue and the amount ... Read More

CEO of Denmark bank quits amid an alleged $233 billion money-laundering investigation

The chief executive of Danske, Denmark’s largest bank, resigned Wednesday after a year-long internal investigation into money laundering found $233 billion in suspicious transactions moving through the bank’s tiny ... Read More
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Positions, problems and prospects of EU ‘digital tax’ proposal

Explained: The EU ‘Digital Tax’ Scramble EU finance ministers met last weekend for the fourth time this year to agree on a tax levy targeting large digital multinationals such ... Read More
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Pan-European tax fraud web leads to New Jersey and Dubai

White-collar criminals aren’t usually so blatant about their intentions. But after tracking a trail of tax fraud that flowed from Denmark to Germany, the UK, Canada, Luxembourg and Malaysia, ... Read More
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12 US cities where accountants draw higher pay

In an extremely competitive hiring environment, a competitive salary isn’t the only important benefit for employers of accountants to offer. Recently released salary guides by Robert Half International and ... Read More
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EU finance ministers to discuss proposals to adopt a tax on companies’ digital turnover

European Union finance ministers will this week discuss proposals to adopt a tax on companies’ digital turnover by the end of the year, a document prepared by the Austrian ... Read More
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