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©REUTERS UBS France placed under investigation Paris investigators placed the French branch of Swiss bank UBS under formal investigation Friday on suspicion it helped try to persuade rich French clients to open undeclared accounts in Switzerland.
01 июня 2013
WHO urges action against obesity as poor nations get fatter Alarmed at expanding waistlines around the world, the UN's health agency has urged countries to get serious about reining in a ballooning obesity crisis.
29 мая 2013
Outgoing acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller. ©REUTERS/Jason Reed IRS chief insists abuses were not political The outgoing head of the IRS told Congress Friday that the US tax agency made "foolish mistakes" in targeting conservative groups, but insisted the action was not politically motivated.
18 мая 2013
Obama condemns 'intolerable' tax agency scandal US President Barack Obama Tuesday condemned "intolerable" behavior by tax agency staff after a watchdog investigation found they unfairly targeted conservative groups opposed to his administration.
16 мая 2013
Britain launches legal challenge to EU finance tax The British government has launched a legal challenge against plans for a European financial transactions tax to be adopted by 11 EU states.
21 апреля 2013
French ministers face first-ever assets declaration French ministers will for the first time on Monday disclose their assets, in a move President Francois Hollande's Socialist government hopes will restore public confidence after a tax fraud scandal.
15 апреля 2013
EU finance ministers tackle tax-fraud European Union finance ministers tackle tax fraud and money-laundering as they wrap up two days of talks on Saturday.
13 апреля 2013
French ministers to declare assets publicly after scandal France's Socialist government said Monday it had ordered ministers to declare their assets publicly within days, as it seeks to limit the damage from a tax fraud scandal involving an ex-minister.
10 апреля 2013
Photo courtesy of savingcheap.com Swiss banks eager to root out undeclared funds: experts Amid a massive scandal involving France's former budget minister and an undeclared Swiss bank account, Swiss banks are more eager than ever to kick out tax cheats and clear their names.
09 апреля 2013
©REUTERS/Charles Platiau France says 75% tax will apply to footballers France said Tuesday that a new 75 percent tax rate on upper incomes would apply to top football players despite claims from clubs that they would be exempt.
04 апреля 2013
Blow for Hollande as ex-minister charged in tax fraud probe France's ex-budget minister Jerome Cahuzac was charged Tuesday in a tax fraud probe after he admitted having a foreign bank account, dealing a fresh blow to President Francois Hollande's embattled government.
03 апреля 2013
Omar Sharif. Photo courtesy of sentieriselvaggi.it Five jailed in Britain over movie tax scam Five people were jailed for more than 20 years in Britain on Monday for pretending to make a Hollywood blockbuster to secure millions of pounds in tax breaks from the government.
27 марта 2013
Obama jabs Republicans over tax cuts for rich President Barack Obama on Thursday said the only thing keeping Republicans together was a desire to shield the rich from higher taxes, in a new jab over an imminent budget confrontation.
22 февраля 2013
EU states want 'fair tax share' from big business The finance ministers of Britain, France and Germany on Saturday launched a new drive to force big business to pay its fair share of tax and halt the schemes of top firms to keep payments to a minimum.
16 февраля 2013
©REUTERS Starbucks may pull British investment over tax issue: report Starbucks has threatened to suspend millions of pounds of investment in Britain over what it sees as unfair targeting by Prime Minister David Cameron over its tax affairs.
27 января 2013
Greek parliament approves tax change under rescue terms Greece's parliament early Saturday approved a new tax bill, part of the latest batch of fiscal reforms tied to the country's next slice of EU loans.
12 января 2013
Putin grants France's Depardieu Russian citizenship Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday granted fast-track citizenship to France's Gerard Depardieu after the movie star complained about the French Socialist government's proposed 75 percent tax on the rich.
04 января 2013
US fiscal cliff deal boosts world markets World markets soared Wednesday after a tense New Year break, relieved after US lawmakers agreed a last-minute deal to avert massive tax hikes and pull their nation back from the fiscal cliff.
03 января 2013
Obama says fiscal cliff deal made tax system fairer President Barack Obama said Tuesday he had fulfilled a campaign promise to make the US tax system fairer with a deal to avert the fiscal cliff crisis that passed after a fierce duel in Congress.
02 января 2013
The US Capitol. US House to vote imminently on 'fiscal cliff' deal The House of Representatives will vote late Tuesday on a bill already approved by the Senate to avert huge New Year tax hikes and spending cuts known as the "fiscal cliff".
02 января 2013

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