Offshore accounts are “immoral”: tax minister

Hiding money abroad in tax havens amounts to “theft” of money from society, according to the tax minister, Holger Nielsen.

Danes have as much as 150 million kroner hidden away in tax havens abroad and a DR documentary found that there was no shortage of tax advisors openly willing to help people squirrel their money away.

Nielsen called hiding money offshore, as well as helping people to do so, “immoral”.

The government, according to Nielsen, was stepping up efforts to find and tax money stored in tax havens. 

DR Nyheder

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