The Loan Charge – finally some good news for tax payers

Many saw the Loan Charge as being grossly unfair, citing examples of employees who were told they would not be employed if they didn't accept payment via loans, numerous cases of miss-selling to unrepresented employees and even suicides of employees


Belgium gets more aggressive on tax evaders

A total of 609 regulations were introduced in 2019, most of them targeting tax evasion, for instance involving a failure to declare capital income to the tax man.


Taxing Times at HSBC

The bank entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the Justice Department and paid a penalty of $192 million.


Seeking a more stable tax haven?

William Sweeney, senior manager in the tax technical team at accountancy firm, Menzies LLP, discusses options for international investors.