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post 08 April 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck Q&A: how many non-doms are dodging tax?

Non-doms are the villain of the piece, according to Labour's latest election pledge. Who are they and are they really dodging massive tax bills?

article 26 February 2015 UK, Switzerland
Coutts branch in Geneva (Getty)
Coutts bank in Swiss tax investigation

Coutts & Co Ltd, the private banking arm of RBS, is being investigated over allegations that its Swiss operation helped wealthy clients evade tax.

post 25 February 2015
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy HSBC bosses face tough questions at Westminster

HSBC's two bosses, Stuart Gulliver and Douglas Flint, are about to be appear in front of the Treasury select committee. But what of former chairman Lord Stephen Green?

article 25 February 2015 Business
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I paid my tax in full - HSBC Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver

In the wake of revelations of tax evasion at the bank's Swiss branch, HSBC Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver tells MPs his complex pay arrangements "had no tax purpose".

video 20 February 2015 UK

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HSBC 'were reprimanded' by Swiss authorities

The Swiss financial authorities have revealed that the banking giant HSBC has been reprimanded twice in recent years under anti-money laundering legislation.

article 19 February 2015 UK
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Geoff White by Tax avoidance experts PwC are Labour's biggest donor

The Labour party received hundreds of thousands of pounds' worth of consultancy help from an accountancy firm accused of promoting tax avoidance.

article 17 February 2015 UK
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Dale Vince on tax: 'no skeletons in my wardrobe' - video

In his first interview since questions were raised about his tax affairs, Labour donor Dale Vince tells Channel 4 News that he has "no skeletons in my wardrobe".

post 17 February 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: benefits fraud vs tax evasion

Does this government deal with tax dodgers as robustly as benefits cheats? FactCheck finds out.

video 16 February 2015 UK

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Will Universal Credit restore 'fairness' to the system?

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith is able to announce Universal Credit would be fully rolled out, but Labour claims it is already a "failed programme" due urgent review.