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HMRC pays rent to hidden offshore company

With the fall out from the Panama Papers leak still snowballing, politicians resigning and calls for others to take more of a governing role of British Virgin Islands tax havens, one aspect has been largely overlooked. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), the UK tax office, currently rents its headquarters …

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Downing street too close to tech-firms claim critics

Criticism of the recent government deal struck with Google over back-tax that saw it pay just £130 million of an estimated £2 billion in missing payments, is growing. Now several politicians and industry heads are claiming that Google and other tech firms enjoy far too cosy a relationship with the …

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Google to be quizzed over HMRC back-tax deal

Google is set to be questioned by a parliamentary committee about a back-tax deal it struck with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), where it agreed to pay £130 million to cover claims of under-taxation from the past 10 years. Several MPs have since called the deal “cosy,” and want …

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