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#Tax Evasion

# tax-evasion - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Spain detains software creator McAfee who is wanted in US for tax evasion
# John McAfee
# John McAfee

Spain detains software creator McAfee who is wanted in US for tax evasion

Oct 6th 2020, 3:27 PM 18,444 Views 0 Comments

McAfee allegedly evaded taxes by directing his income to be paid into bank accounts and crypto-currency exchange accounts.

# tax-evasion - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Michael Lowry says 'slanderous, vicious, malicious, vindictive, false allegations' were made in Dáil about his tax affairs
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Michael Lowry says 'slanderous, vicious, malicious, vindictive, false allegations' were made in Dáil about his tax affairs

Dec 4th 2019, 9:05 AM 32,300 Views 0 Comments

The Independent TD called on Paul Murphy TD to withdraw his comments.

# tax-evasion - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Ronaldo accepts €18.8m fine for tax evasion
# Spain
# Spain

Ronaldo accepts €18.8m fine for tax evasion

Jan 22nd 2019, 11:09 AM 27,366 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors accused him of having used companies in low-tax foreign jurisdictions, including Ireland, to evade tax.

# tax-evasion - Friday 14 December, 2018

Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain
# Paradise Papers
# Paradise Papers

Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain

Dec 14th 2018, 6:25 PM 27,916 Views 0 Comments

The musician allegedly failed to pay more than €14.5 million between 2012 and 2014.

# tax-evasion - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Trump being investigated for allegedly helping parents dodge millions in tax
# Investigation
# Investigation

Trump being investigated for allegedly helping parents dodge millions in tax

Oct 3rd 2018, 7:06 AM 19,261 Views 59 Comments

The New York Times said its own exhaustive probe of a vast trove of tax returns and confidential records showed Trump had engaged in suspect tax tactics.

# tax-evasion - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort found guilty of tax evasion and bank fraud
# Guilty
# Guilty

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort found guilty of tax evasion and bank fraud

Aug 21st 2018, 10:14 PM 13,605 Views 37 Comments

The US president previously suggested that Manafort has been treated worse than Al Capone.

# tax-evasion - Friday 23 February, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign chief hit with more fraud charges
# Russia Probe
# Russia Probe

Ex-Trump campaign chief hit with more fraud charges

Feb 23rd 2018, 7:59 AM 7,620 Views 0 Comments

Paul Manafort and his former partner were already indicted for money laundering and tax evasion.

# tax-evasion - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

'A rigged global tax system': Oxfam says Ireland is a tax haven by EU standards
# Tax Havens
# Tax Havens

'A rigged global tax system': Oxfam says Ireland is a tax haven by EU standards

Nov 28th 2017, 9:01 AM 18,270 Views 69 Comments

The new report by Oxfam argues that Ireland fails to meet the criterion on fair taxation.

# tax-evasion - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?
# Tax Evasion
# Tax Evasion

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

Nov 26th 2017, 10:27 AM 47,810 Views 128 Comments

Calls are being made to transfer the fee collection from An Post to Revenue.

# tax-evasion - Friday 17 November, 2017

Revenue 'actively examining' Paradise Papers with new inquiry to pursue offshore tax evaders
# A Priority
# A Priority

Revenue 'actively examining' Paradise Papers with new inquiry to pursue offshore tax evaders

Nov 17th 2017, 7:51 PM 10,760 Views 9 Comments

By far, the highest number of disclosed offshore matters is in the UK.

# tax-evasion - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

How often is the 'Single Malt' tax loophole used? The government is finding out
# New Double Irish
# New Double Irish

How often is the 'Single Malt' tax loophole used? The government is finding out

Nov 15th 2017, 3:54 PM 22,423 Views 15 Comments

Paschal Donohoe has asked officials to look into the ‘Single Malt’ after a report indicated that it could become the new ‘Double Irish’.

# tax-evasion - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Troubled Ronaldo gets Madrid court date in €14.7 million tax fraud case
# Scrutiny
From The42
# Scrutiny

Troubled Ronaldo gets Madrid court date in €14.7 million tax fraud case

Jun 20th 2017, 12:58 PM 4,306 Views 21 Comments

The 32-year-old Portuguese star is facing four charges of fraud through offshore companies.

Man United boss Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3 million tax evasion in Spain
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Man United boss Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3 million tax evasion in Spain

Jun 20th 2017, 12:08 PM 14,536 Views 33 Comments

The Portuguese boss coached Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013

# tax-evasion - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

No record of Donegal garda's tax evasion and fraud claims, Dáil hears
# Garda Whistleblower
# Garda Whistleblower

No record of Donegal garda's tax evasion and fraud claims, Dáil hears

Apr 12th 2017, 9:46 PM 25,322 Views 29 Comments

Former garda Kieran Jackson had reported incidents of tax evasion by a now retired garda superintendent back in 2001, the Dáil was told.

# tax-evasion - Friday 26 February, 2016

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to appeal 18-month prison sentence
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to appeal 18-month prison sentence

Feb 26th 2016, 11:45 AM 45,646 Views 2 Comments

The high-profile republican was convicted of various tax offences at the Special Criminal Court last December.

# tax-evasion - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Revenue seized 68 MILLION cigarettes in 2015 - some from very unusual places
# Holy Smokes
# Holy Smokes

Revenue seized 68 MILLION cigarettes in 2015 - some from very unusual places

Jan 7th 2016, 6:04 PM 11,316 Views 18 Comments

A lot of drugs were seized too.

# tax-evasion - Monday 21 December, 2015

Very few Sinn Féin-ers want to talk about the 'Slab' Murphy story
# A Good Republican
# A Good Republican

Very few Sinn Féin-ers want to talk about the 'Slab' Murphy story

Dec 21st 2015, 6:54 PM 20,550 Views 274 Comments

Gerry Adams has been heavily criticised for his defence of Murphy, but there has been, as yet, no dissent from within Sinn Féin.

# tax-evasion - Monday 7 December, 2015

Santa caught in tax sting by inspectors posing as parents
# Hungary
# Hungary

Santa caught in tax sting by inspectors posing as parents

Dec 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 21,575 Views 27 Comments

“I only do this once a year, so I didn’t think there would be any problem.”

# tax-evasion - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

There's been ANOTHER twist in 'Mary Lou vs the Dáil'
# Fight Brewing
# Fight Brewing

There's been ANOTHER twist in 'Mary Lou vs the Dáil'

Apr 14th 2015, 3:27 PM 20,483 Views 119 Comments

She’s not saying sorry.

# tax-evasion - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Mary Lou has abused her Dáil privilege
# Ansbacher Claims
# Ansbacher Claims

Mary Lou has abused her Dáil privilege

Apr 8th 2015, 10:50 PM 51,747 Views 128 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy leader should not have named six former politicians in the Dáil, a committee has found.

# tax-evasion - Sunday 22 March, 2015

All of Greece's problems can be traced back to the 1970s
# Oil
# Oil

All of Greece's problems can be traced back to the 1970s

Mar 22nd 2015, 8:30 AM 25,131 Views 50 Comments

And oil.

# tax-evasion - Thursday 12 March, 2015

'You guys don't seem to like prosecuting people very much': Revenue told
# Offshore Accounts
# Offshore Accounts

'You guys don't seem to like prosecuting people very much': Revenue told

Mar 12th 2015, 4:45 PM 26,057 Views 54 Comments

Some 358 Irish-linked accounts were revealed in leaked details of HSBC’s Swiss operations.

# tax-evasion - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Mary Lou told: 'You've been doing it for a while and you need to stop'
# Tax Evasion Claims
# Tax Evasion Claims

Mary Lou told: 'You've been doing it for a while and you need to stop'

Dec 4th 2014, 10:55 AM 17,551 Views 0 Comments

A number the Sinn Féin TD’s colleagues have criticised her decision to name former politicians accused of tax evasion.

Who's going to investigate the tax evasion claims now?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Who's going to investigate the tax evasion claims now?

Dec 4th 2014, 9:01 AM 7,406 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# tax-evasion - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Mary Harney denies shutting down offshore accounts inquiry
# Mary Lou Claims
# Mary Lou Claims

Mary Harney denies shutting down offshore accounts inquiry

Dec 3rd 2014, 11:07 PM 52,084 Views 0 Comments

Several former TDs and ministers have strenuously denied any wrongdoing, after Mary Lou McDonald read out their names in the Dáil today.

# tax-evasion - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Check out this clip of Bertie Ahern talking about tax cheats in 1993
# Political Nostalgia
# Political Nostalgia

Check out this clip of Bertie Ahern talking about tax cheats in 1993

Nov 23rd 2014, 5:30 PM 17,715 Views 63 Comments

He wasn’t a fan.

# tax-evasion - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Mary Lou claims PDs implicated in tax evasion dossier as PAC told it can't investigate
# New Claims
# New Claims

Mary Lou claims PDs implicated in tax evasion dossier as PAC told it can't investigate

Nov 12th 2014, 6:30 PM 16,997 Views 0 Comments

The Public Accounts Committee has been told it cannot investigate a dossier containing allegations of tax evasion by senior politicians.

# tax-evasion - Monday 10 November, 2014

What's all this about a whistleblower, a dossier and some politicians dodging tax?
# Get Smart Fast
# Get Smart Fast

What's all this about a whistleblower, a dossier and some politicians dodging tax?

Nov 10th 2014, 11:34 PM 17,579 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know about a whistleblower’s claims of tax dodging by some former prominent politicians.

# tax-evasion - Monday 29 September, 2014

Ireland denies giving illegal State aid to Apple as FT front page makes world headlines
# Tax Avoidance
# Tax Avoidance

Ireland denies giving illegal State aid to Apple as FT front page makes world headlines

Sep 29th 2014, 2:20 PM 26,593 Views 99 Comments

The Department of Finance says that Apple has been “taxed fully” in Ireland.

# tax-evasion - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

OECD releases 'action plan' on tax evasion. Next step, another report
# Taxing Times
# Taxing Times

OECD releases 'action plan' on tax evasion. Next step, another report

Sep 16th 2014, 10:54 PM 8,355 Views 12 Comments

Michael Noonan happy with the recommendations, particularly the bit about the digital economy.

'Double Irish' tax loophole in the firing line
# Too Shifty
# Too Shifty

'Double Irish' tax loophole in the firing line

Sep 16th 2014, 12:11 PM 12,648 Views 16 Comments

OECD wants to cut down on corporate tax shifting. We look at what all the fuss is about.

# tax-evasion - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

TD warns that Apple tax probe could result in job losses
# Back Off
# Back Off

TD warns that Apple tax probe could result in job losses

Jun 11th 2014, 2:32 PM 10,569 Views 70 Comments

Michael McGrath has said that the government must use “every means at its disposal” to defend Ireland’s corporate tax rules.

"You've some neck" - Martin calls for Kenny to admit he 'fired' Callinan
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

"You've some neck" - Martin calls for Kenny to admit he 'fired' Callinan

Jun 11th 2014, 12:47 PM 12,361 Views 58 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader said it was “very serious” that junior minister Alex White agreed that the Taoiseach forced the former Garda Commissioner to quit.

# tax-evasion - Friday 14 March, 2014

Uli Hoeness says he won't appeal tax fraud verdict, will go to jail
# Jailed
From The42
# Jailed

Uli Hoeness says he won't appeal tax fraud verdict, will go to jail

Mar 14th 2014, 9:27 AM 1,893 Views 9 Comments

Hoeness has also stepped down as Bayern Munich president.

# tax-evasion - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Revenue using social networks to catch tax dodgers
# Tax
# Tax

Revenue using social networks to catch tax dodgers

Jan 15th 2014, 10:44 PM 22,917 Views 34 Comments

If you’re not paying tax, probably best not to tweet about it.

# tax-evasion - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Column: Our lack of willingness to promote transparency is damaging developing countries
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our lack of willingness to promote transparency is damaging developing countries

Dec 18th 2013, 7:00 AM 71 Views 9 Comments

Ireland cannot give with one hand to developing countries while facilitating tax avoidance at the same time, writes Morina O’Neill.

# tax-evasion - Monday 25 November, 2013

European Commission to publish proposal on closing more corporate tax loopholes
# Brussels
# Brussels

European Commission to publish proposal on closing more corporate tax loopholes

Nov 25th 2013, 8:36 AM 3,733 Views 18 Comments

The proposal is part of a wide range of measures planned by the EU to tackle tax evasion.

# tax-evasion - Friday 26 July, 2013

Michael Lowry: Revenue’s search of my home was a fruitless exercise
# Lowry
# Lowry

Michael Lowry: Revenue’s search of my home was a fruitless exercise

Jul 26th 2013, 9:56 PM 12,967 Views 107 Comments

The Tipperary North TD has accused officials from the tax authority of leaking details of the raid on his home on Tuesday.

# tax-evasion - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Lawyer found guilty of tax evasion - four years after he died
# Russia
# Russia

Lawyer found guilty of tax evasion - four years after he died

Jul 11th 2013, 10:41 AM 6,639 Views 11 Comments

Sergei Magnitsky died in prison in 2009 after he accused the Russian government of organising a tax scam – but was then charged with the crime he uncovered.

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