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Liberian government takes Lonestar to court alleging company liable for $19mil in taxes

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31 December 2013

Lonestar in U.S.$19 Million 'Tax Evasion' [Liberia]

Author: M. Welemongai Ciapha II, The News (Liberia)

One of Liberia's first and...oldest GSM companies, the Lonestar Communications Corporation (LCC) has been taken to the Tax Court at the Temple of Justice in Monrovia for an alleged tax liability in the amount of US$19,197,903.44. Court records...reveal that the Action of Tax Evasion was instituted against the Lonestar by the Liberian government after the cell phone company filed a petition with the court for judicial review of the Board of Tax Appeals' ruling adjudging the...[company] liable for the amount of US$19 million...The court is yet to listen to the petition for judicial review...

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24 January 2013

Tax avoidance - an introduction

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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