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Oil Investor Zukerman Pleads Guilty in Tax Evasion Case

accountingtoday.com — (Bloomberg) Oil-industry investor Morris Zukerman faces more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges of evading more than $40 million in taxes. Zukerman's plea comes just a month after prosecutors accused the 72-year-old of aggressively seeking to evade taxes beginning in 2007, falsely claiming millions of dollars in deductions and providing false information for IRS audits.

Oil Investor Zukerman Pleads Guilty in Tax Evasion Case

bloomberg.com — Oil-industry investor Morris Zukerman admitted to evading tens of millions of dollars in taxes, pleading guilty to federal charges that could send him to prison for more than seven years. Zukerman, 72, pleaded guilty to two criminal counts just a month after prosecutors accused him of wide-ranging, multiyear scheme.

Indictment claims seasonal Maine resident dodged $45 million in taxes through phony transactions

bangordailynews.com — Morris Zukerman of New York City spent 16 years at Morgan Stanley, at various points overseeing its energy and merchant banking practices, before starting his own investment firm in the late 1980s. His firm's partners have included ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Kinder Morgan. A Harvard sociology professorship is named for him.

Man Making Ireland Tax Avoidance Hub Proves Local Hero

bloomberg.com — Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and LinkedIn Corp. wound up in Ireland because they could reduce their tax bills. Their success is leading European and U.S. politicians to label the country a tax haven that must change its ways.

U.S.: Oil investor Zukerman dodged $45M in taxes

sltrib.com — The indictment arrives as tax evasion draws renewed attention from law enforcement agencies and policymakers, prompted by leaked Panama law firm documents showing how networks of international shell companies are used by the ultra-rich to shield assets. But the Zukerman allegations are a reminder of the continued prevalence of methods that are far more old school.

Oil investor Zukerman accused of dodging $45 million in taxes

bangordailynews.com — Morris Zukerman spent 16 years at Morgan Stanley, at various points overseeing its energy and merchant banking practices, before starting his own investment firm in the late 1980s. His firm's partners have included ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Kinder Morgan. A Harvard sociology professorship is named for him.

Ex-Morgan Stanley Energy Group Head Indicted for Tax Evasion

bloomberg.com — Morris Zukerman, a former head of Morgan Stanley's energy group who now runs a private investment firm, was indicted in Manhattan on charges of evading more than $45 million of federal and New York state taxes.

Obama Intensifies Push for More Onshore Ownership Disclosure

accountingtoday.com — (Bloomberg) The Obama administration renewed its push Thursday to make it harder for people to hide money in the U.S., jumping on momentum created by the release of leaked Panama legal documents to pressure Congress on proposals that have been languishing for years.

Obama Intensifies Push for Broader Onshore Ownership Disclosure

bloomberg.com — The Obama administration renewed its push Thursday to make it harder for people to hide money in the U.S., jumping on momentum created by the release of leaked Panama legal documents to pressure Congress on proposals that have been languishing for years.

U.K. Tax Authorities Question Banks on VAT Swindlers

bloomberg.com — U.K. authorities are investigating possible tax fraud in the country's 40 billion-pound ($67 billion) power trading markets, according to accounting firms TMF Group and Deloitte LLP. The alleged fraud involves traders paying value-added-tax, or VAT, to energy sellers who are suspected of keeping the money rather than turning it over to the government.
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RT @WSJ: DNC chair Wasserman Schultz to resign after emails show attempt to undermine Bernie Sanders presidential campaign  http://on.wsj.com/2a41qsl 

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RT @meetthepress: “This really does not come as a shock to me or my supporters,” Sen. Sanders says re: Wikileaks allegations against him.


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