Category: Anglo Irish Bank

Country’s richest hit with €36m tax bill

A major Revenue crackdown on tax-avoidance schemes used by Ireland’s richest people has clawed back more than €36m for the taxpayer in the past year. The tax-avoidance team at Revenue’s large cases division has agreed settlements with a number of high-wealth individuals – defined as those with net assets greater… – Continue reading

US Justice Department Announces Four Banks Reach Resolutions Under Swiss Bank

The Department of Justice announced today that Luzerner Kantonalbank AG (Luzerner), Habib Bank AG Zurich (HBZ), Banque Heritage S.A. and Hyposwiss Private Bank Genève S.A. (Hyposwiss Geneva) have reached resolutions under the department’s Swiss Bank Program. These banks will collectively pay penalties totaling more than $25 million and continue to… – Continue reading