Tax Refund Co. Says It's 'Obvious' It Didn't Aid $2B Tax Fraud

Law360, London (October 1, 2019, 6:32 PM BST) -- A U.K. tax management firm has dismissed allegations it aided a $2 billion tax fraud against the Danish government, insisting in court documents it should have been "obvious" that it simply acted as an agent for its customers and was not required to verify their tax refund claims.

Goal Taxback Ltd., a tax reclamation company with offices in the U.K., U.S. and Australia, distanced itself from an alleged multinational tax fraud, saying in defense papers filed Sept. 26 in London's High Court that Denmark's tax authority, known as SKAT, was responsible for checking the claims were legal.

"Goal was acting simply...

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