ISOG

Offshore Companies - Anguilla
Employee Investigations
Drug Trafficking
Private Interest Foundations
Polygraph Tests
Offshore Companies - Hong Kong
Employee Investigations
Divorce Cases Consulting
Homicide Investigations
Due Diligence for Banks and Law Firms
Second Legal Passport
Search of Evidence and Alibi Check
Insurance Claims
Offshore Anonymous Companies – Liberia
Unfair Competition
(Reverse) Phone Number Lookup
Armed Robbery Investigations
Offshore Anonymous Companies - Panama
Internet Friend Identification
Offshore Companies - Bahamas
Offshore Companies - Cayman
Background Check
Offshore Bank Accounts
Identity Theft Investigations
Locating Missing Persons
Phone Number Unmasking
Trusts
International Frauds
Electronic Debugging
Pre-employment Screening
Theft Investigations
Pre-employment Screening
Asset Protection Planning
Offshore Companies - Seychelles
Unfair Competition
Insurance Claims
Business Intelligence
Offshore Companies - Nevis
Product Counterfeit
Foreign Companies
Locating Witnesses
Ship Registration
Counter Espionage
Offshore Companies - Delaware
Drug Abuse
Due Diligence for Banks and Law Firms
Theft Investigations
Product Counterfeit
(Counter) Surveillance
Offshore Companies - BVI
Spouse Infidelity Check
Business Intelligence
Offshore Companies - Belize
Covert Investigations
Child Abuse and Custody
Voice Analysis Technology Test
Stalking Investigations
Extortion and Threats Investigations
Counter Espionage
Pre-matrimonial Check
Computer Monitoring
Offshore Companies - Panama
Kidnapping Investigations
Forensic Science Lab
Litigation
Intellectual Property
Bank Account Searches
International Divorce

Thu17042014

Offshore World - Panama: Tax Evasion and Telephone Investigations

Panama: Tax Evasion and Telephone Investigations

Panama, tax revenues, wiretap, APEDE, Luis Cucalón, taxpayers, tax evasion, MEF, interception, ANIPIt was revealed that the Assistant Public Prosecutor of Panama, at the request of Luis Cucalón, general manager of tax revenues, has made two wiretaps and that 130 criminal charges were filed against taxpayers over the past three years. All this happened during a meeting that the APEDE, Panamanian Association of Business Executives, held with the same Luis Cucalón.

Although no details were divulged, it is known that certain phone calls between public officials and taxpayers were wiretapped. It also seems that the complaints have been made for tax evasion.
 
In a press release, the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) of Panama said that in 2010, with the permission of the Supreme Court of Justice, the Public Prosecutor had carried out the interception of mobile phones of several public officials indicated by some taxpayers for bribes collected, undue exemptions and accounts deleted. The press release stated that the officials involved had been dismissed and denounced.
 
During the meeting with the APEDE, Cucalón explained the new law, prepared by the National Authority of Public Revenue (ANIP), that seeks to give autonomy and that tends to give ANIP a budget of 1% of the revenues of the previous year.
 
Applying this percentage to 2012 revenues, which were USD 4.7 billion, the ANIP’s budget would then be USD 47 million, while the current one would be USD 15 million. Luis Cucalón was asked what he would then do with the additional USD 32 million and he replied that what the ANIP would not spend will be returned to the State until it will know how to use the additional budget also to pay its staff better and avoid then bribery and tax evasion.

Add comment


Security code
Refresh