The EU is thought to be losing one trillion Euros from tax avoidance, evasion and arrears. But the latest tax reform is unlikely to fix that.
The Opposition is fond of saying that the government has imposed 17 new or increased taxes. Is that right?
The distinction between where a corporation's customers are and where it operates is an important one.
The Australian Government's plan to make offshore companies collect and pass on GST has thrown up more questions than answers.
The tax treatment of Bitcoin has been holding back the industry in Australia, but gradually the rules are changing.
The South African government should weigh its decision carefully whether to increase value added tax (VAT) as indirect taxes fall most heavily on the poor and the middle class.
A package of tax reform, including a GST with a broader base, would help grow the Australian economy.
Real estate is favourably taxed in Australia, and it will continue to bite the housing market unless there is serious reform.
Lessons for Meg Hillier from her predecessor Margaret Hodge in overseeing the government's public spending.
Devolving income tax north might seem like an issue for Scots only. Far from it, as it turns out.
Australia's current tax system distorts investor behaviour. Rethinking the entire structure could shift things for the better.
The 1215 Magna Carta was a peace treaty between King John and the barons, and in many ways a financial one at that.
The Shadow Treasurer, Chris Bowen, has said that tax as a percentage of the economy is higher now than it was under the previous government. Is that right?
The threat of constant change to the superannuation system overlooks its critical role in encouraging lifetime savings.
If Scotland gets control over its tax arrangements, transfer pricing within the UK will be a big problem - the amber nectar is a classic case in point.
A close look at Hockey's tax avoidance laws aimed at multinationals like Apple and Google, shows they can avoid them.
What constitutes a "taxable presence" in Australia lies at the centre of the government's proposed tax avoidance clampdown on multinational companies.
Treasurer Joe Hockey's small business package may lead to gaming of the system and fairness is an issue.
Only certain multinationals will be targeted under new corporate tax avoidance rules announced by Treasurer Joe Hockey.
Amid a rash of leaks and pre-budget announcements, here's what we know about what's in and what's not when it comes to taxes and transfers.