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27 February 2014

US private equity industry not keen on tax reform

The lobbying and trade body for the US private equity industry has criticised a proposed tax reform, claiming it would penalise long-term capital investment.

19 February 2014

Swedish tax agency resumes fight with private equity industry

Sweden's tax agency, Skatteverket, has appealed a 2013 ruling from the Supreme Administrative Court in a bid to ensure the country’s private equity industry pays higher taxes.

29 January 2014

Ex-Charterhouse executive says he ‘got mugged’ by the firm

court 5_sq Former Charterhouse Capital executive Geoff Arbuthnott told a London court that he “got mugged” by the firm.

19 December 2013

Court strikes down Swedish attempt to hike private equity exec tax rate

news_gavel_lrg Swedish private equity executives can breathe a sigh of relief after an attempt to hike their tax rate was struck down by the courts.

19 December 2013

Crunch day for Swedish private equity as carried interest tax verdict duep

Sweden Swedish flag Swedish private equity firms are facing a crucial court decision today which could see them stung for SEK4bn ($600m) in back-tax by the country’s government.

21 August 2013

EQT vows to fight $100m carried interest back-tax bill imposed by Swedenp

Sweden Swedish flag Nordic private equity investor EQT Partners has vowed to fight a decision by the Swedish tax authority to hit it with SEK647m ($100m) of carried interest-based back-taxes.

11 April 2013

Obama plans to double tax rate for carried interest execs ‘gaming the system’

US private equity and venture fund managers could see their tax rates nearly double if US President Barack Obama succeeds in pushing his 2014 budget proposals through the Congress.

15 February 2013

Private equity escapes carried interest tax hike in Democrat budget plan

The US private equity industry has escaped changes in tax on carried interest being swept into the country’s deficit reduction attempts after Senate Democrats left the issue out of a plan to avoid impending automatic spending cuts.

27 September 2012

Romneys double overseas income thanks to tax havens

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann more than doubled their overseas investment income last year thanks to tax havens in Europe and the Caribbean, it has emerged.

29 May 2012

US tax on carried interest could rise in coming months

The tax levied on carried interest in the US is set to rise if the issue gains any more negative publicity in the coming months, an unidentified official at the Internal Revenue Service told Reuters on Monday.

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