Nations agree to 15% minimum corporate tax rate

The historic deal is designed to make big corporations pay a fairer share (...)

Southeastern stripped of franchise over undeclared funding

Southeastern failed to declare more than £25m of taxpayer funding that should (...)

Gas price crisis: Food firms face huge price rise for carbon dioxide

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E.On boss: Remove green levies to cut energy bills

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Amazon pays £492m in UK tax as sales surge to £20.6bn

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Why tax pay packets more and not property?

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G20 finance ministers back deal to tax companies

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Small businesses urgently call for more Covid support

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Tax details of US super-rich allegedly leaked

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Samsung heirs to pay record inheritance tax

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Amazon criticised in paying lower rates than shops

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Barclaycard customers face higher minimum payments

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Brexit: Problems grow at UK ports with backlogs and delays

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Snapchat boss: US faces ‘century of competition’

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If public spending was £100, how would it be split?

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Sunak faces backlash over public sector pay freeze

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European Commission to challenge Apple tax bill verdict

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Amazon pays £290m in UK tax as sales surge to £14bn

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Facebook agrees to pay France €106m in back taxes

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‘Raise sick pay’ to lower virus health and economic risks

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Coronavirus: Disney heir and Ben & Jerry’s call for higher taxes

Some of the world’s richest people want governments to raise taxes on them (...)

People urged to check tax credits after HMRC error

One million renewal notices were sent with incomplete details as payments (...)

Wirecard: Scandal-hit firm files for insolvency

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German stimulus package hands families €300 for each child

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UPDATE 1-U.S. lawmaker wants insurers, govt to share future pandemic business losses

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Coronavirus: Jaguar Land Rover in talks over government loan

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Could you have to pay your bank to save money?

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More than 8% of U.S. mortgages now in forbearance -MBA weekly survey

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U.S. consumer sentiment edges up in May but worries about social isolation grow

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UK companies put pay awards on hold as COVID-19 hits - XpertHR

Half of large British employers are thinking of freezing pay or delaying annual (...)

One in nine UK mortgages helped by payment holidays - UK Finance

British banks and other lenders have provided payment holidays for one in (...)

UK ramps up jobs protection push with social security, pensions pledge

Britain will ramp up its bid to slow a surge in unemployment during the coronavirus (...)

UK throws lifeline to self-employed hit by coronavirus

The British government will pay grants to self-employed people who have lost (...)

UPDATE 1-Portugal to help firms through coronavirus, tough measures in place

Portugal moved to help businesses weather the coronavirus epidemic on Friday (...)

Give gig workers sick pay to help stop virus spread - TUC

Britain must provide sick pay for low-wage and gig-economy workers who need (...)

RBS profits beat expectations, to rebrand as NatWest

Royal Bank of Scotland reported a better than expected pre-tax profit of 4.2 (...)

Poorer households may get help on energy bills

The burden of paying for clean energy technology could be shifted to the tax (...)

UPDATE 1-Board member overseeing Wirecard audit elected chairman

The board member overseeing an outside audit of Wirecard has been elected (...)

UPDATE 4-Argentina creates external debt unit, economy bill moves to Senate

Argentina appointed a government team to kick off talks with creditors to (...)

HSBC Swiss unit to pay $192 mln to settle U.S. tax investigation

The Swiss private banking unit of HSBC Holdings Plc will pay $192.4 million (...)

UPDATE 1-HSBC Swiss unit to pay $192 mln in latest U.S. tax evasion deal

* Swiss banks have paid billions of dollars (Adds details, comments and background) (...)

UPDATE 2-U.S. Treasury yields jump after non-farm payrolls rise

U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday after the Labor Department reported job (...)

UPDATE 3-TREASURIES-U.S. Treasury yields jump after non-farm payrolls rise

U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday after the Labor Department reported job (...)

Johnson raises prospect of multi-billion pound payroll tax cut

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he planned a multi-billion-pound (...)

Uber launches job app for gig economy workers

Starting in Chicago, Uber Works will allow casual workers to compare pay rates (...)

Would you accept a loss to keep your money safe?

Some pension fund investors are paying to hold government bonds due to fears (...)

UK jobs data shows strong economic fundamentals - Javid

Labour market data showing the fastest pay growth in 11 years and more people (...)

Burford Capital considers share buyback after Muddy Waters short attack

Burford Capital , a London-listed fund that finances lawsuits in return for (...)

Muddy Waters wipes £2 billion off Burford Capital shares in latest short attack

Short-seller Muddy Waters has sparked a 2 billion pound slump in shares of (...)

MPs and taxpayers on retrospective loan charge payments

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Investor frustrations build as RBS grapples with excess capital conundrum

Just over a decade after fending off insolvency, taxpayer-backed Royal Bank (...)

UK seeks new no-deal Brexit freight plan

The hurried procurement process as the UK prepared to leave the EU on 29 March (...)

Contactless card use surges as doubts ease

Contactless use rose by 31% in 2018, data shows, with the technology accounting (...)

COLUMN-Recessions? Never consensus, always hiding in plain sight - McGeever

Fears that the U.S. economy is about to slip into recession have receded quite (...)

Is Margrethe Vestager championing consumers or her political career?

EVEN her enemies admire the bloody-mindedness of Margrethe Vestager, the European (...)

A legal vulnerability at the heart of China’s big internet firms

COMPANIES’ legal structures are usually mind-numbing fare. But occasionally (...)

Is there a wage growth puzzle in America?

TODAY’S labour market report showed that the American economy created 156,000 (...)

Of Indian banknotes cancelled last year, 99% are accounted for

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The “free” economy comes at a cost

FACEBOOK, whose users visit for an average of 50 minutes a day, promises members: (...)

Does ageing explain America’s disappointing wage growth?

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Samsung’s boss is sentenced to prison

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UPDATE 2-Lebanese president signs public sector pay rise and tax hike laws

BEIRUT, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Lebanese President Michel Aoun signed off on public (...)

The hubris of ten-year budgets

IN February of 2001, Alan Greenspan, then still the chairman of the Federal (...)

Why national accounts might be like corporate balance-sheets

THE easiest way to get an economist to laugh sardonically is to compare a (...)

Tax payment deadline is looming

Nearly five million self-employed people may have to pay tax by 31 July, or (...)

BT takes £225m hit over Italy accounting scandal

Payouts to Orange and Deutsche Telekom hit profits at the telecoms group. (...)

America’s uncompetitive markets harm its economy

“THE best of all monopoly profits is a quiet life,” wrote Sir John Hicks, (...)

Strong results boost FTSE, Jimmy Choo soars on Michael Kors takeover

* Acacia Mining sinks after Tanzania demands tax payment (Updates with closing (...)

SPECIAL REPORT-Herded into default, then hounded to repay student loans

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An overhaul of Brazilian labour law should spur job creation

IN THE litany of bosses’ gripes about Brazil’s inclement business climate, (...)

New Senate healthcare plan keeps Obamacare-era taxes on wealthy -Senate source

WASHINGTON, July 13 (Reuters) - The revised U.S. Senate healthcare plan will (...)

Taylor Review: UK should end cash in hand economy

The author of a government review into work says cash jobs should be paid (...)

Savings ratio at record low as disposable income drops, says ONS

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Pakistan’s old economic vulnerabilities persist

THE IMF, claims Pakistan’s government, is surplus to requirements. Ministers (...)

Haldane: UK pay has flatlined

UK pay growth has stagnated over the past decade, with one of the main causes (...)

How to Trump-proof your company

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The complicated failure of two Italian lenders

BANKS sicken slowly but die fast. For years Banca Popolare di Vicenza and (...)

Britain to crack down on militant, criminal financing

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Barclays and four former executives are charged with fraud

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The Treasury publishes proposals to cut red tape

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Getting the most out of business taxes

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Banco Popular fails and is bought by Santander

EVEN a bank failure can be presented as a triumph. This week Banco Popular, (...)

Eastern Bank: a 199-year-old lender becomes a tech pioneer

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The super-rich are different: they pay less tax

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Highest rate taxpayers at record level

An estimated 364,000 people, 1.2% of taxpayers, are in the 45p tax bracket (...)

Noble Group, a big Asian commodities trader, is teetering

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To forecast share returns, count buy-backs as well as dividends

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Donald Trump’s budget ignores what is ailing American workers

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Battle ground

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India needs to curb a borrowing spree by its state governments

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CORRECTED-Australia banks could make customers pay for surprise tax -analysts

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General election 2017: Labour rules out tax rises for 95% of earners

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America’s Treasury ponders issuing 40-, 50- or 100-year bonds

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Puerto Rico declares bankruptcy at last

THE government of Puerto Rico said in 2015 that the island could not pay its (...)

Olympus scandal: Former bosses to pay $529m over fraud

A Tokyo court rules six men must compensate the Japanese firm and its shareholders (...)

Steven Mnuchin gets started on tax reform but there is more to do

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Reality Check

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America has a retirement problem, not a saving problem

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