Article 1 swiss banking and offshore tax evasion

Directions:

  • Read the WSJ articles below that show the scope of offshore tax evasion. 
  • Write between a 1/2 page up to one page response summarizing what you found interesting in these articles and submit as a PDF. 

Articles:

UBS Whistleblower Gets $104 Million

 
Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty in Criminal Tax Case 

  Uber Warehouses for the Ultra Rich 

  The Panama Papers Scandal 

 

Panama Paper

 Summary: These article links above represent just a few examples related to offshore tax evasion. To date 84 foreign banks have entered into deferred prosecution agreements and paid hefty penalties with the US Dept. of Justice. https://www.justice.gov/tax/swiss-bank-program