The taxation professionals’ responsibility

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In the controversy over the Paradise Papers, questions have been raised about the role, responsibilities and liability of professionals in the creation and facilitation of tax avoidance strategies.

There are multiple measures in place already to prevent lawyers and accountants establishing and marketing such schemes.

But are they making an impact?

Paradise Papers: All you need to know Apple’s secret taxation bolthole disclosed The island that swapped donkey rides for offshore cash Image caption HMRC are rolling out new criminal offences to target professionals involved in tax evasion