WHEN the late Duke of Westminster decided that the views at his country estate were being spoiled by the sight of the local golf club he took action — by moving the entire golf course.But this seems to have been the one and only grand, aristocratic gesture Gerald Grosvenor … [Read more...] about Late Duke of Westminster admitted £9billion riches contributed to lifelong depression
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ACCOUNTING firms who help tax avoiders could face fines of up to 100 per cent of the amount they helped someone to avoid paying, under radical new proposals announced today.Currently accountants and tax advisers face little risk from advising on tax avoidance, despite avoiders … [Read more...] about Hefty fines proposed for companies aiding tax avoidance
Sky Deutschland plans to raise 340 million euros ($448 million) in fresh cash in its seventh share sale since 2005 as the troubled broadcaster continues chasing elusive profits and tries to convince reluctant Germans to pay more for television content. The company, which is … [Read more...] about Will Germans ever embrace pay-TV?
Shinzo Abe announced his decision to members of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in televised remarks on Wednesday, saying the sales tax increase would be pushed back to late 2019. "I want to fulfill my responsibility by accelerating Abenomics more and more. … [Read more...] about Abe delays plan for tax hike in Japan
Fitch said on Monday it was changing its outlook on Japan's creditworthiness from stable to negative, adding, however, that the country's "A" rating would be maintained. The downgrade came after the government of prime minister Shinzo Abe postponed a planned sales tax hike early … [Read more...] about Fitch cuts Japan outlook after delayed tax hike