Deal with Swiss banking giant UBS gives access to secret accounts of Americans evading tax authorities.
Wednesday's US-Swiss deal is the latest step in an international crackdown on tax evaders.
The amount of global wealth stashed in tax-haven nations is staggering and largely uncontrolled, financial experts say. Here's a backgrounder.
Agreement averts a legal showdown, for now, over case involving US pursuit of tax evasion.
New reports suggest that Michael Jackson's doctor is now being investigated in a manslaughter probe.
Latest dragnet includes mayors and state assemblymen with 44 arrests so far.
The administration will reduce the number of questions on federal forms – currently so tortuous they deter many from applying.
Closing a corporate tax loophole could yield $60 billion for the US, but it threatens to undermine an already weak Irish economy.
A Christian Science perspective.