Latest articles on Tax Evasion

Sars suspensions could hamper investigations

While President Jacob Zuma denies any links to the recent resignations and suspensions at Sars, the exodus might damage existing tax investigations.

Tax laws shield Zuma, Malema

How debt-saddled leaders are escaping public scrutiny of their liabilities to the taxman.

Sars, Malema reach settlement agreement

Julius Malema has reached an extension agreement with the South African Revenue Service over his unpaid taxes.

Malema’s sequestration helps creditors, says court

The sequestration of Julius Malema's estate will be to the advantage of his creditors, the high court in Pretoria has ruled.

Bayern’s Hoeness sees no reason to resign as he faces trial

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says he sees no reason to resign from his position despite his looming trial next March for alleged tax evasion.

Tax evasion falls under Gordhan’s spotlight

Finance minister outlines the terms of reference for a tax review committee to tackle acts of tax evasions.

Dolce and Gabbana sentenced to jail for tax evasion

The fashion designers have been convicted of tax evasion on around €1-billion but the sentence was suspended until after the appeals process.

Messi tax evasion accusations shock Spain

Lionel Messi's spotless image as the world's greatest footballer has taken a stunning blow with accusations that he cheated on his taxes.

Lionel Messi and father accused of tax fraud

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and his father have been accused by Spanish tax authorities of defrauding the state of more than $5.3-million.

$750m missing in Angola-Russia deal: report

Some $750-million is missing from Angola's treasury from a debt repayment deal with Russia, a report by a corruption watchdog group has revealed.

Lauryn Hill sentenced to three months in prison for tax evasion

A US magistrate judge has sentenced Grammy-winning hip hop artist Lauryn Hill to three months in prison for federal tax evasion.

Lauryn Hill’s new single ‘Neurotic Society’ awash with rumours

Surrounded by tax and deadline rumours, Lauryn Hill's new song is released 15 years after her chart-topping album "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill".

Weekend 101: I smell a rat

Julius Malema loses his farm to the taxman, Barack Obama is likened to Satan and Helen Zille has a run in with a rat. Never a dull moment on Weekend 101.

Billions illegally taken out of Zambia over past decade, shows report

Campaigners say most of the illegally siphoned money ends up in offshore banks and tax havens and can be traced to mining multinationals.

Foreign firms in Britain owe billions in tax

Foreign companies in Britain owe around 5.5-billion pounds in taxes, figures unearthed by The Times newspaper have revealed.

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