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Labor is calling on Rishi Sunak will more transparent about their finances after prime ministerial candidate declined answer questions about the source of hundreds of thousands of pounds he lent to a company he jointly owned with his wife.

move this is latest request for in former chancellor to explain details about how he dealt with his family luck, which is said to be total £730 million, making him regularly named Britain’s richest MP.

Overwhelming majority of The Conservative leader candidate’s wealth stems from his marriage to Akshata Murthy, a member of of in family who founded the Indian technology group infosys, in in which she owns a share worth around £690 million.

However, Sunak also worked in the hedge fund industry between 2006 and 2013, raising questions about whether loans he personally made to his UK business came from profit in international tax havens.

James Murray, shadow financial secretary to the Treasury, said, “Rishi Sunak wants to be our next prime ministerially again he doesn’t seem to be able to give direct response to questions over his relationship with tax havens. this is hard to avoid It looks like he has something to hide.”

Between 2013 and 2014, Sunak lent £652,449 to Catamaran Ventures UK, which he co-owns. with Murthy at that time, according to documents filed with Companies House.

Loans were made shortly after Sunak worked in America from 2010 to 2013 for US branch of hedge fund Theleme Partners, where he ran three companies founded in United States tax haven of Delaware.

Sunak was entitled to share of profit made on one of Delaware entities, according to US documents, while industry sources said he also most likely invested money to a hedge fund.

“Rishi has never used or benefited from a tax haven,” Sunak’s spokesperson said, adding that all of The profits of Thelema in the United States depended on “full US tax”, and that “all profits of the management company Theleme group or are taxed in UK or in United States, if applicable.”

However, the representative declined invitations to say if Sunak was made British company loans from overseas bank account – or if the loans were made from overseas a corporate account that could potentially save Sunak taxes on bringing money to the UK.

A few days before becoming an MP in 2015, Sunak translated his share of a UK company and a loan to his wife, a deal that is largely tax-free.

There is no suggestion that Sunak has broken any tax laws and he insists that he has “always been a perfectly normal UK taxpayer”.

Nonetheless former the chancellor was sometimes embarrassed by his connections with people with less traditional tax arrangements.

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In April, Sunak and his family have been criticized for potentially avoid £20m in taxes via Murthy’s status is “non-dominant”. In a few days of negative coverageshe agreed to pay UK tax on her around the world earnings in future as well as for in last tax year but she continues to be a citizen without permanent residence.

Murthy has also it turned out that he is a shareholder in restaurants business who directed investments through the company in tax haven of Mauritius – a structure that could allow his supporters avoid taxes in India. Largest individual shareholder in what business – International Market Management (IMM) – Hugh Sloan, co-founder of hedge fund Sloane Robinson, who was found use a court tax avoidance scheme in 2012.

sunaka boss in Thelema, Patrick Degorse was forced in 2013 pay millions of pounds in tax after the decision on personal investment in a complex film financing scheme that sought to shelter earnings of nearly £19 million.

At the same time, jointlyventure between billionaire Sunak in-laws and Amazon were revealed last year to be in multi-million dollar dispute with Indian tax authorities.

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