Tia’s and Tears

November 21, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE There’s one thing about the Celtic League we have a pretty good memory. Did you know probably between 5 and 6 million children will not be getting anything this Christmas because they are dead! That was the forecast

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Government Tax Assault Is Financial Genocide For Low And Middle Income Households

November 20, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Despite IOM Newspapers hosting the ‘Awards for Excellence’ shindig, when what passes for the ‘glitterati’ on the island have an outing courtesy of Island businesses such as the offshore finance and gambling industry, it did not stop today’s

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Mann: The Manx ‘Poll Tax’ Hasn’t Ben Cancelled It’s Deferred!

October 8, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Isle of Man government seems to have parked its controversial decision to ‘reform’ the rating system. When earlier this year rates demands dropped through Islanders letterboxes they were accompanied by a statement saying the government wants to

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Canada: Tax Allegations – CRA Sleeping with the Enemy?

October 6, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE KPMG who were making the headlines in Mann yesterday with their ‘tax briefing’ (see link): https://www.facebook.com/crowndependencypoliticalnews/posts/995235157164191:0 are also still making the headlines in Canada where CBC the National broadcaster is remorselessly continuing its expose of tax matters of

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High Commission Pressed on ‘Tax Sham’

October 4, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League have written to the Canadian High Commissioner expressing outrage that Canadian authorities tried to resolve via a ‘back room deal’ allegations about a so called ‘tax sham’ involving the Isle of Man which was exposed

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More CBC Revelations on IoM ‘Tax Sham’

October 4, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The ‘KPMG Tax Sham’ involving the Isle of Man reported last month by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation continues to reverberate according to further reports by the Corporation. It is now understood up to 25 people may have used

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CBC Manx Allegations: OECD Pressed on Value of TIEA’s

September 29, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League has pressed the OECD over the value of so called Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEAs) following allegations in Canadian Broadcasting Corporation news reports alleging tax evasion earlier this month news. A TIEA is in place

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NAMA: New Wallace Allegations in Oireachtas

September 28, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE NAMA: NEW WALLACE ALLEGATIONS IN OIREACHTAS Breaking news in the last few hours Mick Wallace Independent TD has made fresh allegations in the Dail. He had previously highlighted the fact that £7 million had been paid into an

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Tax Matters Closer to Home!

September 25, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE We’ve been focusing on tax matters ‘across the pond’ a lot lately but if you cast around you can find examples of tax management arrangements closer to home. These arrangements are legitimate but enable companies to dramatically cut

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CBC: Report Highlighed Forceful US Approach to Tax Evasion

September 24, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The ‘tail-end’ of the CBC documentary this week about tax evasion in Canada, allegedly involving KPMG, contrasted the manner in which tax evasion had been dealt with when there was a parallel situation in the United States some

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