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Obama Tax Rhetoric on Offshore Profit Falls Shy of Action Bloomberg
See also: U.S.: Has the Tax Code Been Used to Reduce Inequality During the Obama Years? Not Really. Citizens for Tax Justice


The 1% Pay 37% of Income Taxes: So What? Real Clear Policy

Does campaigning for Fair Tax make a difference? Tax Research UK

Briefing paper on Emerging Capital Partners case and review of European law on money laundering Eurodad
Briefing by Eurodad member Re:Common and partner Counter Balance on the the Ibori case.

DRC owed $3.7bn in tax by mining firms, disputed report claims The Guardian

Kenya Says Mine-Tax Increase Means No Hidden Duty for Companies Bloomberg

Zambia: Miners to get royalties reprieve The Herald
See also: British Company Vedanta-KCM Made $362 Million In 2013, Report Reveals CODESRIA , on the report Copper Colonialism: Vedanta KCM and the copper loot of Zambia

New Zealand Promotes Role In BEPS Discussions Tax-News

France to bill Google for $1.35 billion in taxes PressTV
“By transferring most of its revenue from France to Ireland, which enjoys a low corporate tax rate, Google has diminished the amount of tax it pays in France.” See also: Yahoo ups sticks to Ireland for European operations ITProPortal

Dutch subsidiary helps IBM slash tax rate, lift earnings BDLive

UK: HMRC claims £100m victory in offshore tax evasion case International Adviser

Decaying London Mansions Prompt Punitive Tax Calls Tax-News
For more on London property, and absentee owners hiding behind offshore corporations based in tax havens, see Nick Shaxson’s Vanity Fair article A Tale of Two Londons

Raj says he can make you a property millionaire if you hand over £10,000. Do you believe him? This is Money
A reporter attends a seminar touting tax dodges via offshore


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