Tax Investigations

Factbox: The members of Trump’s impeachment defense team

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Prominent attorney Alan Dershowitz and two former independent counsels, Ken Starr and Robert Ray, will be among those defending President Donald Trump when they make their case to the U.S. Senate on Monday. FILE PHOTO: White House counsel Pat Cipollone carries a White House coffee cup with the presidential seal as he …

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State Investigations—50 Takes on Subpoena, Privilege, Document Rules

The law of federal congressional investigations is relatively developed and has accelerated with the inquiries into the Trump administration, spurring numerous cases on contested subpoenas. But on the state level, differences in rules for legislative investigations can abound. While less visible than Congress, state legislatures may also investigate individuals and organizations. Many concepts in state …

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Court Rules Leaked Files Are Fair Game in Glencore Tax Case

PARADISE PAPERS Australia’s top court has rejected a move by one of the world’s most profitable companies to stop government officials from using leaked documents to assess its tax bill. Australia’s High Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday that commodity giant Glencore could not rely on “legal privilege” to prevent the Australian Tax Office from accessing …

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State Investigations—50 Takes on Subpoena, Privilege, Document Rules

The law of federal congressional investigations is relatively developed and has accelerated with the inquiries into the Trump administration, spurring numerous cases on contested subpoenas. But on the state level, differences in rules for legislative investigations can abound. While less visible than Congress, state legislatures may also investigate individuals and organizations. Many concepts in state …

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Chasing Soccer’s Secrets, Hacker Found Those of Africa’s Richest Woman, Too

The Portuguese fan was looking for soccer’s secrets when he began hacking into the legal and financial networks supporting the game’s multibillion-dollar industry five years ago. For years, he plundered internal documents and secret agreements, unmasking questionable practices — and even criminality — by lawyers and players and teams, and then published the information anonymously …

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Sabka Vishwas tax scheme ends with flying colours; now do this to ensure people pay tax

The success of the scheme is also attributable to the resoluteness & dexterity with which it has been administered by CBIC. Phew! the deluge has finally abated! As we assess the impact of the Sabka Vishwas Legacy Dispute Resolution Scheme (SVLDRS- 2019) which finally ended at the stroke of the midnight hour on the 15th …

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Oil major settles huge capital gains tax bill to Vietnam after Finance Uncovered investigation

ConocoPhillips, the US oil giant, has finally paid tax to Vietnam on a $896m gain from the sale of two oil fields in 2012 – marking a significant climbdown amid embarrassing legal action and international criticism. Conoco’s “capitulation” comes after Finance Uncovered revealed in 2018 the company was using an obscure British law to try …

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Mkhwebane pays her taxes just like everybody else – PP office after SARS probe report

The Public Protector is a law-abiding citizen who pays her taxes just like everybody else, advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s office said on Sunday, following reports that the SA Revenue Service had launched an investigation into her income tax affairs dating back as far as nine years. “She has absolutely nothing to hide and she will be …

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Uncommon Sense: Impunity in Malawi govt now overflowing to all institutions – Malawi Nyasa Times

It is almost impossible to keep track with the many governance travesties happening in our country. They point to two very important conclusions which we must not be afraid to make.  These are conclusions that should be inevitable to any thinking Malawian. ACB director general  Matemba: I am speechless and lost for words The first …

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