Taxation laws and requirements vary dramatically by country, and this variation has created the framework for tax havens. A tax haven is a country that provides substantial advantages to taxpayers because of its tax system. A tax haven's system may include a lower tax rate, more lenient...
Several members of the billionaire Sackler family have recently come under fire in the United States. The family has already been under fire due to its ownership of Purdue Pharma, the company that created and marketed the infamous opioid drug, Oxycontin. Now they find themselves the target...
Tax evasion is illegal. U.S. citizens can go to jail and also be charged with substantial penalties for this crime. That's why it is so important to understand what constitutes tax evasion. If you aren't comfortable filing your own tax return then it makes sense to hire...
The Automatic Exchange Of Information is an agreement among governments around the world to share non-resident financial account information to reduce the possibility and ability of nefarious people to engage in tax evasion. The Automatic Exchange Of Information requires banking officials to send a foreign account...
When corporations make plans to evade taxes, they rarely consider the impact that tax evasion has on both developed and developing nations. According to the Tax Justice Network, there is an estimate of between $21-$32 trillion that is associated with private wealth held offshore. The annual...
On May 11, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network implemented a rule with the intention of fighting against illegal financial activities committed by many businesses. Some of these crimes include fraud, tax evasion and money laundering. This new rule is known as the beneficial ownership rule, and...
With the assistance of the Internet, many companies can easily generate relationships with potential customers across the globe. What that means is that sales could be generated from their home country or from anywhere in the world. These companies, referred to as transnational corporations or TNCs must,...
As a United States citizen, one of your biggest grumbles may be getting taxed every year. You may feel that you are being taxed entirely too highly while others pay too little or even nothing at all. This has certainly been an issue that has caused much...
In a recent announcement made by the ConDem government, they've indicated that they will make further developments in its current plans to make the UK a tax haven nation. Many multimillionaires from foreign countries prepare to react accordingly. There has been a shift in offshore investments...
President Barack Obama has set forth an important initiative with the aid of Congressman Neal, Senator Kerry, Chairman Baucus and Rangel. The agenda is to empower the government of the United States of America to combat oversea tax havens, such as Swiss bank accounts.