Nine out of ten of Scotland’s shooting properties, including some owned by billionaires, are exempt from paying £10.5 million in annual business rates, it is revealed.
Experts have called for “radical change” and an overhaul of Scotland’s laws to tackle thousands of vacant and derelict sites.
Amazon’s flagship Scottish distribution centre, developed with the aid of £6.3m in Scottish Enterprise grants, is now owned and registered in a tax haven.
A fund set up to help community buyouts is heavily skewed towards a few local authority areas and has spent millions on buying assets already in public ownership.
The property deal behind the construction of the new UK Government Edinburgh office hub generated a £6.5m dividend payout to a tax haven firm.
Dozens of Scotland's care home buildings are owned by companies based in tax havens and controlled by global hedge funds, private equity and China
Tax haven firms are buying up large swathes of the capital, with many of Edinburgh’s most iconic buildings now owned offshore, The Ferret can reveal.
Registers of Scotland data shows 3,237 Scottish properties were owned by companies based outside of the UK in 2019.
We investigate the derelict buildings that have blighted Dumfries and Galloway - and what's being done about them.