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Super-rich evade on average nearly third of their due tax

Chance of assets being hidden rises very sharply with wealth, finds economists’ study based on Panama Papers data
Anti-corruption activists in Brussels highlight tax evasion after the Panama Papers revelations in 2016. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

The richest 0.01% of households, involving those with more than £31m assets, evade paying 30% of their taxes on average, according to an academic study of tax evasion based on data revealed in the Panama Papers and the

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