04/28/2013

Top soccer manager’s secret Swiss account stuns Germany

A former football star himself who is at once loved and loathed across Germany for his outspoken opinions on sports and politics, said he had voluntarily alerted tax authorities in January that he held the Swiss account.

04/28/2013

Financial Transaction Tax 'may add to eurozone’s debt woes’

The world’s largest banks have warned European finance ministers that plans to impose a Financial Transactions Tax could deepen the Continent’s sovereign debt crisis. In a strongly-worded letter, the International Banking Federation also

04/25/2013

France Mulls Anti-Tax Evasion Bill

The bill establishes a "tax police" to combat tax evasion, and creates an "aggravating circumstance" for the most serious types of tax fraud

04/18/2013

Norway submits to FATCA

The country also released an accompanying Memorandum of Understanding —a departure from what has happened with the release of other IGAs

04/15/2013

Threat of 'wealth tax' on holiday homes

Britons who own homes in Spain and other troubled eurozone states could face a new "wealth tax" to help fund future bail-outs, influential German economists have suggested.

04/14/2013

Wealth tax to pay for EU bail-outs

Wealthy households would face new taxes on property and other assets under German plans to prop up the struggling eurozone

04/11/2013

Germany wants 'tax FBI'

In the light of recent offshore tax evasion revelations, the German government needed more enforcement capability to pursue scofflaws.