tax evasion

Accountants who promote aggressive tax avoidance schemes should face criminal prosecution, according to a Conservative MP.


A High Court has ruled that HMRC needs to reassess a request from privacy campaigners to investigate the legality of exporting surveillance software.

Convicted fraudster Richard Hillgrove has filed his tax evasion case to the Court of Appeal ahead of sentencing next month.


Members of the Treasury Select Committee will examine George Osborne’s recently announced plans to "get tough" on overseas tax evasion.


Laws to counter tax avoidance and evasion have become a Budget tradition for at least the past five years and


Former 2002 Playboy playmate of the year Swetlana Maslowskaya has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for a €1m tax fraud. 


If there is one thing that almost every accountant thinks they know about tax it is that almost no one understands tax outside our profession, says Richard Murphy.


Credit Suisse helped thousands of its US customers conceal their Swiss accounts and avoid billions of dollars in American taxes, a new report has alleged.

Beanie Babies creator Ty Warner did not receive a jail sentence for evading millions of dollars worth of tax from US authorities in a Swiss bank account. 


Doubts have been raised about whether HMRC has enough resources to tackle the most serious forms of tax evasion after official figures showed that just four inspec