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New research commissioned by the Greens shows how IKEA dodged €1 billion in taxes over the last 6 years using onshore European tax havens, and how the Commission's anti-tax avoidance package is not going far enough to stop this. bit.ly/1V8spPw
Ezra Levant of TheRebel.Media reports that last night, CBC's Peter Mansbridge asked Liberal leader Justin Trudeau where he stood on reducing taxes for small businesses. In his shocking answer, Trudeau showed how out of touch he is when he said that many small businesses are just tax avoidance scams. It isn't difficult to understand how he has come to this very negative view of what businesses are if you review the financial disclosure he produced when he became an MP. It shows a dizzying array of numbered holding companies with impressive executive titles for Trudeau that don't really have any responsibilities attached to them. Not surprising really since the last Trudeau that had to work for a living was his grandfather. This trust fund kid has spent all his time traveling, even tel...
Join us for our August Fuqua Faculty Conversation with Scott Dyreng, Associate Professor of Accounting as he presents: Corporate Tax Avoidance: How it happens, how it is changing, and what to do about it In this session, we will talk about: - How much tax do U.S. corporations pay - Common misconceptions about corporate tax avoidance - How corporate tax avoidance has changed since the mid 1980s - What can be changed to make our corporate tax system more efficient Our live online session with Professor Dyreng will take place on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. ET. Send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet them during the live session using #fuquaalumni
Undercover filming by the Guardian reveals how employment agencies are being offered off-the-shelf tax avoidance schemes that could cost the government hundreds of millions in lost revenue. The salesman captured in our video says his scheme is legal – but ‘everyone’s moral compass is different’. Subscribe to The Guardian ► http://is.gd/subscribeguardian Revealed: temp agencies’ avoidance scheme costs taxpayers ‘hundreds of millions’ ► https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/nov/15/revealed-temp-agencies-avoidance-scheme-costs-taxpayers-hundreds-of-millions The Guardian ► https://www.theguardian.com Suggested videos: Desert Fire ► http://bit.ly/DesertFire The Panama Papers ► http://bit.ly/PanamaPapersEXP The HSBC Files ► http://bit.ly/hsbcfiles Margaret Hodge meets Owen Jones ► http://b...
Newsnight has learned that Andrew Mitchell was among the investors in a a film fund which the revenue has deemed a tax avoidance scheme - and the taxman wants his money back. Chris Cook reports. Follow @BBCNewsnight on Twitter https://twitter.com/BBCNewsnight Like BBC Newsnight on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bbcnewsnight
This video illustrates how a tax evasion scheme called an installment bogus optional basis transaction (iBOB) works. Learn more: http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-10-968 View the Transcript: http://www.gao.gov/videofiles/gao-10-968/gao-10-968.txt Disclaimer: The U.S. GAO does not promote or endorse any non-Government or commercial content appearing on this page.
Tax Tiger explains why tax avoidance is "rewarded" while tax evasion is punishable by up to five years in prison and a quarter million dollar fine. Q: What exactly does Tax Avoidance mean? Tax Tiger: Simply put, Tax Avoidance is practiced by every American who files taxes. For instance, claiming a dependent or mortgage interest for the sake of lowering one's financial liability to the Federal government are examples of Tax Avoidance. Q: Must a taxpayer be able to prove his or her Tax Avoidance techniques are legitimate? Tax Tiger: Yes, and we recommend keeping all records and receipts related to tax deductions and credits. Q: If Tax Avoidance is legal, why is Tax Evasion a crime? Tax Tiger: Unlike Tax Avoidance, Tax Evasion is the intentional act of providing the IRS with misleading inform...