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Nigeria looks for millions of tax scofflaws to make up for slumping oil revenue

Nigeria says it has found 700,000 companies in the country that have never paid tax. It is tracking down non-payers to top up its treasury as oil industry revenue fall from low prices.

Nigeria says it has found 700,000 companies in the country that have never paid tax. It is tracking down non-payers to top up its treasury as oil industry revenue fall from low prices.

Business

Ryanair says Greece ignored attempts to negotiate reduced airport taxes

Budget airline Ryanair has accused the Greek government of ignoring its attempts to talk about reducing airport taxes in the low season in return for increased…

Budget airline Ryanair has accused the Greek government of ignoring its attempts to talk about reducing airport taxes in the low season in return for increased…

Europe

EU's Juncker takes swipe at Barroso over Goldman Sachs job

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has slammed his predecessor’s appointment as an advisor to Goldman Sachs due to the bank’s role in the financial…

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has slammed his predecessor’s appointment as an advisor to Goldman Sachs due to the bank’s role in the financial…

News

France's ex-budget minister on trial for tax fraud

Jerome Cahuzac says his first secret account was used to fund the political movement of former French PM Michel Rocard.

Jerome Cahuzac says his first secret account was used to fund the political movement of former French PM Michel Rocard.

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EU vs Apple: A fair whack or a made up number?

The European Commission’s demand that Ireland collect €13 billion in back taxes from Ireland has polarised opinion.

The European Commission’s demand that Ireland collect €13 billion in back taxes from Ireland has polarised opinion.

Business

As oil prices slip, Qatar introduces airport tax

Following Dubai's example, Qatar's Hamad International Airport in Doha is charging departing and transit travellers to use the facility.

Following Dubai's example, Qatar's Hamad International Airport in Doha is charging departing and transit travellers to use the facility.

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Trump unveils economic vision

In an effort to ‘jump start’ the US economy and also his faultering election campaign, which has been batterered by a series of recent controversies, Donald Trump has outlined his economic…

In an effort to ‘jump start’ the US economy and also his faultering election campaign, which has been batterered by a series of recent controversies, Donald Trump has outlined his economic…

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Facebook faces tax probe over transfer of assets to Ireland

The US tax authorities say Facebook may have unfairly cut its tax bill by understating by "billions of dollars" the value of intellectual property it transferred to Ireland in 2010.

The US tax authorities say Facebook may have unfairly cut its tax bill by understating by "billions of dollars" the value of intellectual property it transferred to Ireland in 2010.

Business

France moves to lure London bankers post-Brexit

France has stepped up its efforts to grab some of the London banking business that could be displaced by Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

France has stepped up its efforts to grab some of the London banking business that could be displaced by Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

Business

UK finance minister wants post Brexit business tax cut

Finance minister George Osborne plans to cut UK business tax to less than 15 percent to try to cushion the effects of Brexit.

Finance minister George Osborne plans to cut UK business tax to less than 15 percent to try to cushion the effects of Brexit.

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Tax inspectors raid Google's Spanish offices

Spanish tax inspectors have raided Google’s offices in Madrid as part of an ongoing investigation into possible tax evasion.

Spanish tax inspectors have raided Google’s offices in Madrid as part of an ongoing investigation into possible tax evasion.

Sport

Messi tax fraud trial over, verdict expected next week

The Lionel Messi tax fraud trial concluded on Friday with a verdict expected to be delivered at the beginning of next week.

The Lionel Messi tax fraud trial concluded on Friday with a verdict expected to be delivered at the beginning of next week.

Business

Japan to postpone sales tax hike

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to delay an increase in the country's sales tax by two and a half years to avoid the economy faltering more.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to delay an increase in the country's sales tax by two and a half years to avoid the economy faltering more.

Business

Australian government forced to think again on backpacker tax

The Australian government has said it will look again at a planned tax hike for foreign travellers who work in the country after farmers complained it has created a shortage of fruit pickers.

The Australian government has said it will look again at a planned tax hike for foreign travellers who work in the country after farmers complained it has created a shortage of fruit pickers.

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Anger over austerity: Third day of rallies in Greece over pensions and tax reforms

The Greek capital saw a third day of rallies as the parliament prepared to vote on a series of reforms including tax hikes and pension cuts. Athens is hoping to push through the reforms required by th

The Greek capital saw a third day of rallies as the parliament prepared to vote on a series of reforms including tax hikes and pension cuts. Athens is hoping to push through the reforms required by th

Europe

Whistleblowers "essential for democracy" says LuxLeaks lawyer

Antoine Deltour is the man at the heart of one of the biggest scandals of the last few years. He is going on trial in Luxembourg accused of having

Antoine Deltour is the man at the heart of one of the biggest scandals of the last few years. He is going on trial in Luxembourg accused of having

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Trial begins of 'LuxLeaks' whistleblowers

Two former employees of the accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) go on trial today in Luxembourg along with a French journalist. Antoine

Two former employees of the accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) go on trial today in Luxembourg along with a French journalist. Antoine

Business

How abolishing taxes saved a dying Hungarian village

A world away from Panama, the sleepy eastern Hungarian village of Komlóska has become a kind of tax haven to survive, eliminating local taxes to bring in more than 100 companies.

A world away from Panama, the sleepy eastern Hungarian village of Komlóska has become a kind of tax haven to survive, eliminating local taxes to bring in more than 100 companies.

Europe

EU tells big firms to be more transparent on tax

EU regulators have called on major multinationals to be more transparent in their tax dealings. The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm

EU regulators have called on major multinationals to be more transparent in their tax dealings. The European Commission, the bloc’s executive arm

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Germany and New Zealand react to Panama Papers leak

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble, has waded into the Panama Papers controversy by suggesting that offshore registers should be created that name company owners which are then shared internati

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble, has waded into the Panama Papers controversy by suggesting that offshore registers should be created that name company owners which are then shared internati

Europe

Europe Weekly: Panama Papers and Ukraine referendum

The Panama Papers leaks had implications for politicians across Europe – from those whose names came up in the dossiers, to those who had already

The Panama Papers leaks had implications for politicians across Europe – from those whose names came up in the dossiers, to those who had already