The National Fiscal Administration Agency (ANAF) is verifying the wealth of 50 Romanians who have secret accounts opened at HSBC Switzerland, after receiving the data from HSBC France, according to government sources quoted by Digi24.
Revenue service inspectors will verify whether there are discrepancies between the sums found in the Swiss accounts and what the persons declared in the wealth statements they filed in Romania, the undeclared funds set to be taxed 16 per cent.
According to Digi24, the 50 persons will be invited to give statements before revenues service inspectors. A special body designated by the ANAF Director and made up of 5 inspectors will handle their case.
HSBC Private Bank, the Swiss subsidiary of Britain’s HSBC, is suspected of helping over 100,000 persons and companies from 203 countries to dodge taxes by hiding the identity of the bank account holders.