Councils are told to stop burning so much waste

Councils are told to stop burning so much waste

Councils are told to stop burning so much waste by MPs who want to introduce an ‘incineration tax’ Some councils send more than 80 per cent of their rubbish for incineration Britain is on the verge of burning more waste than it…

Tax rise to fund NHS moves closer

Tax rise to fund NHS moves closer

Tax rise to fund NHS moves step closer amid claims an extra £850 per household is needed by 2022 Party whips have approached backbenchers to see if they support the measure Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt claims voters would support increased taxation Brexiteers…

DMX Tax Evasion Case: Star Sentenced To One Year In Prison

DMX Tax Evasion Case: Star Sentenced To One Year In Prison

Well, it’s official. Rapper DMX has been sentenced to jail for one year followed up by three years of supervised release on charges of tax evasion. He addressed to judge personally on Wednesday in a courtroom in New York City and said that…

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo 'wants club to pay £26.45m fine to tax office' amid contract negotiations

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo 'wants club to pay £26.45m fine to tax office' amid contract negotiations

The former Manchester United man was hit with a charge for allegedly defrauding the government of £13million last year. And El Confidencial report that, as things stand, he has struck a deal to pay the tax authorities a total sum of £26.45m…

Gambling ads may increase following budget call on bookmaker tax

Gambling ads may increase following budget call on bookmaker tax

Alliance for Gambling Reform’s Tim Costello. There are renewed fears Victorians will be deluged with more betting advertising after the Victorian government failed to follow the lead of other states and introduce a point of consumption tax on online wagering. South Australia…

Tax officials refused to investigate money laundering at telecoms company 'because they donated cash to the Tories'

Tax officials refused to investigate money laundering at telecoms company 'because they donated cash to the Tories'

HMRC was asked by French authorities to raid the offices of telecoms firm Lycamobile, but turned down the request. BuzzFeed revealed that in an email to the French officials, a senior civil servant said: “It is of note that they are the…

Lawyers and tax man to pocket HALF of Prince's £140m fortune – as star's feuding family are yet to see a penny

Lawyers and tax man to pocket HALF of Prince's £140m fortune – as star's feuding family are yet to see a penny

As the second anniversary of the much-loved pop star's death approaches, his heirs have yet to collect any money from his estate. Prince died aged 57 of an accidental, self-administered overdose of the powerful painkiller fentanyl on April 21 2016 at his…

Australia to investigate tax body over abuse-of-power allegations

Australia to investigate tax body over abuse-of-power allegations

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s government will investigate the country’s taxation body after former staffers of the revenue-raising institution told local media it unscrupulously targeted individuals and small businesses to meet budgetary targets – allegations the tax office denies. Citing two whistle-blowers, the…

Frappucinos, milkshakes and squash could be slapped with sugar tax next as campaigners set their sights on sugary coffee

Frappucinos, milkshakes and squash could be slapped with sugar tax next as campaigners set their sights on sugary coffee

Brits are already being forced to pay more for fizzy drinks from this week as part of a new Government crackdown on obesity. And now sweet coffee drinks could be targeted too, it is feared. Tam Fry, chairman of the National Obesity…

The sugar tax will not solve the obesity crisis or ease pressure on the NHS — so hands off our grub

The sugar tax will not solve the obesity crisis or ease pressure on the NHS — so hands off our grub

Hands off grub With the fizzy drink tax only moments old, a Treasury Minister says chocolate, sweets and milkshakes are up next. The Sun warned of this from the start. The Cameron Government’s sugar levy always seemed an ­economically and ­scientifically illiterate…