NEWS & MEDIA

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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If most tax avoidance is fraud, why is it not being subject to criminal investigation?

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TaxWatch’s Executive Director gave evidence to the Finance Bill Sub-Committee of the House of Lords on fraud and disguised remuneration.

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James Bond films are heavily subsidised by the British taxpayer, while at the same time minimising tax bills in the UK.

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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.