Phil Manley, who worked for HMRC for 15 years, and Robert Venables, QC, have been named as being involved with the scheme, designed to help freelancers avoid paying the loan charge.
Former HMRC investigator accused over tax avoidance
“The New York Fed’s Educational Comic Book Series teaches students about basic economic principles and the Federal Reserve’s role in the financial system
Australia: Unlimited time frame for assessing tax in Australia criticised
The use of banking information to tackle corruption and money laundering: a low-hanging fruit the OECD refuses to harvestImagine that the OECD set up a global system of rules for exchanging apples across borders, so that everyone can enjoy apples of different tastes. Apple eaters were delighted. But then someone asked if the apples could be used to make apple juice. “Stop!” the OECD said. “The apples are only authorised for eating, not drinking!”
Sue Halpern, via The New
The future of
wireless technology holds the promise of total connectivity. But it will also
be especially susceptible to cyberattacks and surveillance
- Tobacco firm BAT 'costs developing countries $700m in tax' (30 Apr 2019)
- Tesco seeks online sales tax to fund business rate cuts (30 Apr 2019)
- Workers barely benefited from Trump's sweeping tax cut (30 Apr 2019)
- Social care plan by Tory MP condemned as 'tax on getting old' (30 Apr 2019)
- The 2019 loan charge: a paradigm shift in tax avoidance? (30 Apr 2019)
- How to tax a multinational (30 Apr 2019)
- How Anti-Money Laundering Legislation Could Impact the Art Market (30 Apr 2019)b
- Nordea provides 95 million euro for possible fine for alleged money laundering (30 Apr 2019)
- Tory plan to tax Brits over 50 an extra £300 per year to fund social care (29 Apr 2019)
- Profitable Giants Like Amazon Pay $0 in Corporate Taxes - Some US Voters Are Sick of It. (29 Apr 2019)
- HMRC targets multinational tax gap (29 Apr 2019)
- EU needs to overhaul money laundering safeguards (29 Apr 2019)
- Google exempt from back taxes in France, appeals court confirms (29 Apr 2019)
- Former HMRC investigator accused over tax avoidance (29 Apr 2019)
- Billionaires are a threat to democracy (26 Apr 2019)
How the other half watches
Whether you consider yourself red or blue, you've probably got some TV readership habits in common with your fellow party members.
Blues like to get their news from MSNBC and enjoy watching “Modern Family.” Reds prefer news to entertainment shows, but they do like “NCIS,” “Criminal Minds” and the Hallmark Channel.
A second chance for Brian Williams
The former anchor of 'NBC Nightly News' has success on MSNBC.
Brian Williams in 2007. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Is all forgiven with Brian Williams? The former “NBC Nightly News” host, suspended and then pushed out of the anchor chair in 2015 after exaggerating some of his reporting experiences, has had a career rebirth on MSNBC. Politico writes, “Williams seems to have found his footing on MSNBC, having apparently regained the trust of his audience.”
A new face for weekend 'Fox & Friends'
Formerly on 'The View,' the new commentator starts this weekend.
Jedediah Bila arrives at the 45th annual Daytime Emmy Awards in 2018. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
In a piece for Variety, a former longtime CBS executive challenges the network's commitment to diversity.
I'll see you in court
A TV station report that the U.S. government was secretly keeping an eye on journalists and activists has led to a lawsuit.
Putting it in context
A new partnership in international religion reporting is announced.
Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
In an effort to expand religion coverage, The Associated Press is teaming up with Religion News Foundation (RNF), Religion News Service (RNS) and The Conversation to create a global religion initiative. It will include a global religion news desk that will cover major world religions in hopes of improving general understanding and analyzing significant developments among those religions. The initiative is funded by an 18-month, $4.9 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to RNF.
A curated list of great journalism and intriguing media.
Jim and Debbie Fallows. (Courtesy)
- Poynter's Rick Edmonds talks to journalism couple Jim and Debbie Fallows about the renewal of their cross-country writing treks in a partnership with The Atlantic and Google.
- I can’t get enough of James Holzhauer, who has now won 15 “Jeopardy!” games in a row and has reached $1 million in prize money faster than anyone in show history. How is he doing it and what will it take to beat him? The Atlantic’s Joe Pinsker explores.
- Der Spiegel, Germany’s leading news magazine, is doing some serious soul-searching after one of its star reporters, Claas Relotius, was discovered to have fabricated much of his work. Anna Altman writes about how it’s going for the Columbia Journalism Review.
- Freedom of the Press Foundation executive director Trevor Timm writes why Sri Lanka’s decision to censor social platforms is indefensible.