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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you pay your TV licence?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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'

She’s not saying sorry.

# tax-evasion - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Mary Lou has abused her Dáil privilege

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

# tax-evasion - Thursday 12 March, 2015

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

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'

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?

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

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

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# tax-evasion - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Check out this clip of Bertie Ahern talking about tax cheats in 1993 Political Nostalgia This post contains videos

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

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

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?

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

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

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

'Double Irish' tax loophole in the firing line

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

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

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

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

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

Hoeness has also stepped down as Bayern Munich president.

# tax-evasion - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Revenue using social networks to catch tax dodgers

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

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

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

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

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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