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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    French ministers forced to declare assets in 'great naming and shaming'

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of former budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, the man in charge of rooting out tax evasion, who was found to have money hidden away in a Swiss bank account. Cahuzac had denied the accusations eye-to-eye with Hollande and in front of the National Assembly, but eventually confessed to having the account. He is now under formal investigation for "laundering the proceeds of tax evasion ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    Francois Hollande faces pressure over pal's Caymans investment

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... But the revelation comes at a bad time for Hollande, whose government is in crisis following the shock admission by Jerome Cahuzac, the former budget minister and tax tsar, that he had hidden €600,000 (HK$597,200) in a secret account and repeatedly lied about it. Hollande was elected on promises to crack down on those who move their money abroad, toughen rules on tax havens, make the world ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    French tax evasion minister resigns as probe set to examine his own finances

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Paris Budget minister resigns ahead of fraud probe The French minister in charge of clamping down on tax evasion has resigned after allegations that he evaded taxes ... by the fact that Cahuzac, 60, a former MP and cardiologist who became a hair transplant surgeon, has headed Hollande's efforts to cut its public deficit and stamp out tax evasion. He had appeared ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    French ministers ordered to publish assets within days amid tax fraud scandal

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Tuesday after Cahuzac- once in charge of tackling tax evasion- admitted to investigators that he had a foreign account containing some €600,000 (HK$6 million). Cahuzac- who quit on March 19 after ... it will seek to tighten Europe-wide measures on tax evasion by strengthening the exchange of banking information throughout the continent. Polls have shown widespread discontent with the handling ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    French ministers face first-ever assets declaration

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 08:53pm by AFP

    ... She said revealing their assets had been a “real challenge” but that she supported the disclosure measure. “It is probably a necessary step toward a real battle against tax evasion and fraud,” ... the minister responsible for fighting tax evasion, was charged with tax fraud earlier this month when he admitted – after repeated denials – to having the undeclared foreign bank account containing ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    French president calls on people to love their country amid economic gloom

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:45am by AFP

    ... billion (HK$422 billion) worth of cuts to heavy taxes and social benefit charges in exchange for a pledge to create some 500,000 jobs by 2017. The plan aims to boost companies' competitiveness and employment, as some 3.38 million people are out of work. But it has proved controversial with those on the left of the Socialist party, who claim big business is being handed tax ...

  7. Business - Economy - FRANCE

    British Virgin Islands slam company leaks as 'illicit'

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 09:18pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... evasion Anger at leaks on tax haven companies The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) called an investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) ... have announced tougher measures against tax evasion. "The BVI authorities are actively investigating how this private information has been illicitly obtained and used to attack the BVI ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    Pressure builds on Hollande over tax fraud scandal

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 09:25pm by AFP

    ... embattled Socialist government to resign over the scandal that saw former budget minister Jerome Cahuzac charged in a tax fraud probe. Cahuzac – the minister responsible for cracking down on tax evasion until he resigned two weeks ago – was charged on Tuesday with “laundering the proceeds of tax fraud” after he admitted to having an undeclared foreign bank account containing some 600,000 ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    French star Deneuve defends Depardieu in tax exile row

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 09:16pm by AFP

    ... a move meant to help the actor avoid the French tax. Depardieu has joined some of France’s wealthiest business figures in Belgium following moves by President Francois Hollande’s government ... for tax exile a petty-minded pygmy. Deneuve’s defence came after the reclusive French film legend Brigitte Bardot castigated attacks on a man who is arguably France’s leading actor with roles ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    Horses join protest over tax rises in France

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:31pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Paris Horses join protest over tax rises Horses took to the streets of Paris in a protest about tax rises. Thousands of disgruntled horse and pony riders rode through ... government plans to almost treble value added tax (VAT) on equestrian centres. It was the latest manifestation of the growing revolt over President Francois Hollande's tax reforms, many of them ...




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