The late submission of information to Sweden’s Skatteverket tax agency will be penalised, according to a new rule that the government and parliamentary ally the Left Party (Vänsterpartiet) want to introduce.

“In practice, this means that more people who are avoiding tax will be given a penalty,” said Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson.

As reported by The Local, the finance minister hopes this would put pressure on individuals with money in offshore tax havens.

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