ny non profit press The government also told the bank of England that it could increase its $25bn in regular funding schemes, which means that this is unlikely to change. "The tax authorities are investigating allegations of tax evasion after reviewing records of individuals and entities. The authorities are sending a notice to them that they will have to pay a capital gains tax on bitcoin investments and transactions." On Wednesday, on the first four shopping days of Christmas, upscale stores were discounting heavily, including most of the fashion retailers. H&M offers discounts of up to 60%, while Debenhams, Fraser, French connections, gaps, new faces and Dorothy Perkins offer discounts of up to 50%.