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Fact check: Can the Liberals really nab $25B in tax cheat crackdown?

OTTAWA – The Liberal government’s crackdown on tax cheats has proven to be a smashing success — according to the prime minister, anyway.

Trudeau responded with a haymaker of his own: The government had identified and was on track to collect $25 billion in unpaid taxes over the last two years. 1,033 more words


U.S. Senator Ron Wyden - New Senate Republican Tax Bill Medicare Cuts

November 15, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today gave the following remarks as the Finance Committee began consideration of a new version of the Senate Republicans’ tax bill. 416 more words


Labour to hire army of UK tax inspectors to claw back £36billion a year from cheats & dodgers

Source: mirror.co.uk 2 September 2017

“John McDonnell says Labour would hire ­hundreds more tax ­inspectors to claw £36billion a year back from avoidance.

Mr McDonnell said: “Revenue and Customs has suffered terrible, counterproductive cuts, with even more on the horizon.” 71 more words


HMRC wins 22 out of 26 tax avoidance cases in 2016-17

Source: accountancyage.com, 23 August 2017

“In 2016-2017 HMRC only lost three out of 26 tax avoidance cases taken to court. It netted 22 wins and one mixed result, according to statistics published by HMRC.” 79 more words


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


© 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