NEWS & MEDIA

TaxWatch has written to the PAC, the NAO, and the Treasury Committee, requesting that inquiries be held into an out of court settlement between HMRC and General Electric (GE).

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TaxWatch research has been published by Transparency International, looking at the UK’s reform of its Controlled Foreign Company (CFC) regime.

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An analysis of HMRC’s latest Tax Gap estimates by TaxWatch has found that the amount of tax lost to fraud in 2020 was at least £15.2bn.

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The Supreme Court has granted permission to HMRC to appeal a decision of the Court of Appeal preventing the tax authority from making allegations of fraud against GE in relation to an ongoing tax dispute.

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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.

No Time To Pay Tax?

The UK companies behind the James Bond films have minimised tax for decades whilst receiving tens of millions of pounds in subsidy from the UK taxpayer.

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.