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The Corrupt Can't Hide: India's Modi defends war on graft

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© AFP | Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says his shock decision to devalue India’s largest banknotes has paid dividends

NEW DELHI (AFP) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked 70 years of Indian independence Tuesday with an impassioned defence of his war on corruption, declaring a controversial move to flush out tax cheats a huge success that netted billions. 242 more words

HMRC wins again, ‘brain disorder research’ scheme guilty of tax avoidance

Source: HMRC 20 July 2017

HM Revenue and Customs has won a legal battle against a tax avoidance scheme, which claimed £122 million was spent on research into brain disorders, when only £7 million of it reached a genuine research company. 284 more words

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Critics warn feds on consequences of tightening income tax amnesty program

OTTAWA – Within weeks, Ottawa is expected to unveil proposed restrictions to an income tax amnesty program that has raked in millions for federal coffers, but experts are warning the government to tread carefully so that the changes don’t siphon off the revenue flow. 638 more words

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"Diageo told to pay £107m in extra tax" in UK profits row

Source: bbc.co.uk 10th May 2017

“Diageo has been ordered to pay £107m by the UK tax authority as part of a long-running investigation into moving profit between its global businesses. 57 more words

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GOOGLE, Apple and Microsoft are among seven multinationals facing substantial tax bills from the ATO

Source: news.com.au, 7 April 2107

GOOGLE, Apple and Microsoft are among seven multinationals being hit with substantial tax bills by the Australian Taxation Office. Earlier this month the ATO said it has served the companies with a combined $2.9 billion of liabilities. 128 more words

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Why the CRA waives penalties on many Canadians who admit they didn't pay taxes

Did you “forget” to pay your taxes last year?

Perhaps you really forgot — or perhaps you didn’t. But whether you made a mistake or cheated the taxman, there are steps you can take to come clean and avoid some of the serious consequences that would normally apply. 1,218 more words

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It's not the police but it can collect your fingerprints. What is it? The CRA

Did you know the Canada Revenue Agency can collect your fingerprints? Neither did the rest of us.

The agency had been fingeprinting some Canadians charged with tax evasion on ad-hoc basis for a long time. 857 more words

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