Microsoft’s Bermuda subsidiaries targeted in tax investigation

Filings at Bermuda Supreme Court on Tuesday suggest that U.S.-based computer giant Microsoft Corporation is being investigated for suspected tax offenses involving three offshore subsidiaries, Flat Island Company, Round Island One, and RI Holdings.

Six TIEA applications made in Bermuda over first 10 days of 2014

Bermuda's Minister of Finance has made six applications to Bermuda Supreme Court already this year for orders requiring local companies to produce records for foreign tax investigations. The respondents are Appleby (Bermuda) Ltd., ADG Absolute Diversified Growth Fund Ltd., Firstmark Ltd., The Boston Trust Company Ltd., c/o Codan Trust Company Limited; RUBiS Energy Bermuda Ltd. and RUBiS Bermuda Ltd.