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The director of the OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration has said the Base Erosion and Profiting Shifting (BEPS) package will be presented to the G20 summit on 15 November.

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has asked for comments on its plan to stop companies shifting profits between countries to avoid tax.

The difference between tax evasion and tax avoidance is something that has inspired debate for generations, while it continues to cause confusion to this day.

Margaret Hodge has received more than £1.5m in shares from the tax haven of Liechtenstein, according to


Gabelle has compiled a whitepaper on 

HMRC has told savers who are set to lose some or all of their pension fund in one pension scheme that it will continue to apply penalty taxes.

HMRC has won three tribunal cases against tax avoidance schemes, which it claims has protected over £260m in tax.


Just to be clear at the outset, I have no moral or commercial problem with the legal minimisation of tax in a legal manner - hell, that's a big part of my job description.  Business is tough, and t


Well you always complained, didn’t you, that people wouldn’t take an interest in tax. And now perhaps they do, says Simon Sweetman. Be careful, as they say, what you wish for.


The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of HMRC against Eclipse Film Partners (No 35) LLP which it said protected an estimated £635m in tax.