Secret tax hunt underway

Tax authority Skat has reportedly launched the second phase of an international tax hunt seeking to identify unreported transfers to foreign banks.

Skat is said to have been granted permission by regulators to ask five banks to hand over all information about transfers to 64 known tax havens over a four-year period starting in 2009.

A similar effort reviewing seven trillion kroner worth of transactions for the period 2005-2009 netted Skat 1.2 billion kroner in unpaid taxes.

Jyllands-Posten

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