Around 60 cases against suspected tax evaders have been dropped by the district attorney’s office.
Fifty-seven Icelandic fishermen, who worked for Icelandic fisheries abroad, are suspected of having failed to pay income tax in Iceland, where they resided.
Sveinbjörg Birna Björnsdóttir, who represents the Progressive Party at the Reykjavík City Council, plans to ask for a temporary leave of absence at a city council meeting today.
An article in Stundin today reveals the connections of father and son Björgólfur Guðmundsson and Björgólfur Thor Björgólfsson to offshore companies.
Hannes Smárason, former CEO and board director of FL Group, was the authorized signatory of a company in Panama, which received an ISK 3 billion (USD 24 million, EUR 21 million) loan from the holding company Fons in 2007.
This morning, former Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson posted information on Facebook regarding his and his wife Anna Sigurlaug Pálsdóttir’s tax payments since 2007.
A search of the database made public last night by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists reveals the names of 170 individuals listed under accounts in Iceland.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) today makes public a database with information regarding more than 200,000 offshore entities.
“What’s our reputation in the world around us?” asked President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson at the press conference at Bessastaðir on April 18, when he announced his decision to run for the sixth presidential term.
The headline of Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany’s largest newspaper, today was ‘Nein, nein, nein, nein, nein ― oder doch,’ meaning ’No, no, no, no, no–or yes.’
Kristján Örn Sigurðsson has resigned from his job as CEO of the United Pension Fund in Iceland, following his implication in the Panama Papers scandal.
There are still unanswered questions about the offshore company Lasca Finance Limited, which was, or is, owned by the family of Iceland’s First Lady, Dorrit Moussaieff.
The director of the ruling Progressive Party and former head of the board at the Directorate of Labour, has been implicated in the Panama Papers scandal for having set up an offshore company in 2003 to hide investments in Danish companies.
Despite denying having any connection to an offshore company in a CNN interview Friday, it turns out Iceland’s President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson actually does.
Decode CEO Kári Stefánsson writes an article in Morgunblaðið today, where is insists that Iceland’s President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson inform the nation about his and his wife’s finances.
Business power couple Ingibjörg Pálmadóttir and her husband Jón Ásgeir Jóhannesson have, for several years, been financing their investments in Iceland and elsewhere in Europe using money from a company registered in Panama.
Bryndís Kristjánsdóttir, director of tax investigations in Iceland, states that the directorate suspects the owners of 30 offshore companies of tax evasion.
The first job of PM Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson on Friday was to have it looked into whether it’s possible to make it illegal for Icelanders to keep their money in tax havens.
The director of Iceland’s Directorate of Internal Revenue has formally requested to have the notorious Panama Papers handed over by Reykjavík Media under article 94 of the law on income taxes.
Iceland’s incoming Prime Minister, Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson, has told Alþingi that holding offshore funds is not illegal and not a major problem, assuming that assets and activities are above board and that taxes are paid in Iceland.
A statement sent out last night to foreign media from the prime minister’s office is yet another act of surprise in yesterday’s unprecedented chain of events.
PM Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson has just announced on his Facebook page that he is threatening a dissolution of parliament and elections unless the Independence Party supports the government in completing its mission.