Danish tax authority examining names revealed in latest Panama Papers leak – The Post

Danish tax authority examining names revealed in latest Panama Papers leak

SKAT making no promises that investigations will lead to any charges

It’s the part you can’t see, but our governments see it only too well (photo: VectorOpenStock)
May 10th, 2016 6:28 pm| by Ray W
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Danish tax authority SKAT is examining the cases of 65 people named in the Panama Papers on Monday.

The Panama Papers have revealed a number of cases of money being hidden from tax authorities in different countries via a Panamanian law firm

“Very interesting”
While SKAT acting head Jim Sørensen called the information “very interesting”, he stressed there was no guarantee that anyone on the list leaked on Monday was guilty of any crime.

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“We have identified 65 subjects that we now need to analyse based on information we already have,” he said.

“No-one is immediately guilty of tax evasion just because their name appears in the documents. We have to determine whether the Danish treasury has been cheated.”