Jan

Swiss Accounts and Wikileaks

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on January 23, 2011 at 11:22:33 in All , News

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Swiss Accounts and Wikileaks According to an article in the January 19, 2011 edition of the Toronto Star, a former employee at Julius Baer – a Swiss Private Banking Group –...

Nov

Credit Suisse Appeals Order

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on November 24, 2010 at 10:01:20 in All , News

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Credit Suisse Appeals Order As reported in the November 22, 2010 Globe and Mail, Swiss Bank Credit Suisse is appealing an order to disclose information on unnamed taxpayers to the Federal...

Oct

Swiss Information Exchange

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on October 26, 2010 at 9:58:21 in All , News

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Swiss Information Exchange On October 22, 2010, Canada signed an information-exchange agreement with Switzerland. The agreement allows CRA to request information on Canadian taxpayers from their Swiss counterparts. This agreement is...

Oct

More Swiss Revelations

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on October 1, 2010 at 9:53:17 in All , News

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More Swiss Revelations According to a report in the September 30, 2010 Globe & Mail, CRA has received information on approximately 1,800 Swiss bank accounts held by Canadians. The information was uncovered...

Jun

UBS Settlement Nearing Approval

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on June 5, 2010 at 9:44:20 in All , News

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UBS Settlement Nearing Approval On June 3, 2010, the upper house of the Swiss Parliament approved a deal between the Swiss bank UBS and the US government that would disclose the names of...

Feb

Mafia Leader Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on February 13, 2010 at 9:23:09 in All , News

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Mafia Leader Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion On February 11, 2010, Nicolo Rizzuto pleaded guilty to an unreported number of charges of tax evasion. Mr. Rizzuto is reportedly the head of a...

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