The Brexit economy: things are starting to deteriorate

By Richard PartingtonThe British economy is showing signs of deteriorating just as the government attempts to reassert its vision for Brexit, according to a Guardian analysis of economic news over the past month that highlights the country’s increasingly fragile position on the world stage.Cracks are beginning to appear in the picture of economic resilience built up ...

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HMRC wins tax case against BBC presenter

By Mark Sweney Ruling at Royal Courts of Justice for former Look North host Christa Ackroyd could have impact on more BBC presenters A number of BBC presenters could be facing bills for thousands of pounds in backdated tax after HMRC won a key tribunal ruling against Christa Ackroyd, the former presenter of the corporation’s regional Look North programme. Ackroyd worked at ...

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Glenn Murray: Brighton striker arrested over £1.1m tax...

Brighton striker Glenn Murray and his wife have been arrested on suspicion of tax fraud totalling £1.1m.Officers from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) visited Murray and his wife, Stacey, at their home in Brighton on Tuesday morning."A husband and wife have been arrested as part of an investigation into a suspected £1.1 million tax fraud," said an HMRC spokesperson.Computers, ...

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South Korea plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, ...

By Cynthia Kim, Dahee Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s government said on Thursday it plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, sending bitcoin prices plummeting and throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil as the nation’s police and tax authorities raided local exchanges on alleged tax evasion. The clampdown in South Korea, a crucial source of global demand ...

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Four Caribbean tax havens added to the Offshore Leaks ...

Reporting by Cecile S. GallegoThe International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is today releasing information from four secrecy jurisdictions’ corporate registries that were included in the Paradise Papers investigation: Barbados, the Bahamas, Aruba and Nevis. There are now a total of 55 jurisdictions searchable on the the Offshore Leaks ...

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Tax avoidance is causing a surge in bitcoin loans

By Dan Caplinger, The Motley FoolBitcoin has dominated the news in 2017 with its remarkable gains, and despite widespread skepticism among the financial establishment, the cryptocurrency has continued to make progress toward integrating itself into more mainstream transactions. Having seen more retailers willing to accept bitcoin, supporters of the virtual ...

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