NEWS & MEDIA

We ask whether the current metrics used by HMRC are sufficiently robust to allow Parliament and other interested parties to hold the government to account

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HMRC open criminal investigations into transfer pricing schemes.

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Netflix has announced that it will start reporting billions in revenues to their local tax authorities. We ask – what does this tell us about tax structures in the digital sector?

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Tesco has announced that it is repaying £585m of business rates relief. Back in March we wrote why supermarkets didn’t need this tax break.

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WHAT WE DO

TaxWatch is a UK charity dedicated to compliance and sound administration of the law in the field of taxation. We are an investigative think tank which conducts forensic research and analysis on tax avoidance, tax policy, and tax law, publishing our research to improve public understanding of tax issues.
Through our work we seek to encourage high standards of tax conduct and civic responsibility.
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TAXWATCH INVESTIGATIONS

Paying in Equally

Governments that wish to restrict bailouts going to tax avoiders should insist that companies sign up to new rules on their tax behaviour.

Netflix

No Tax and Chill: Netflix’s Offshore Millions

Our research reveals that the online video company Netflix streamed up to $430m of profit from their international operations into tax havens in 2018, while paying no corporation tax in the UK.

Around the world with $5bn

HMRC have alleged that General Electric fraudulently obtained a tax advantage in the UK worth US$1bn by failing to disclose documents relating to the groups financing arrangements.