Links Sep 22

G20 countries agree to exchange tax information to stamp out evasion The Guardian
See TJN commentary on the OECDs Automatic Information Exchange Standard here. See also: India: From today, a new beginning to end global bank secrecy: G20 The Economic Times

Ireland: Pressure rises to close tax loopholes Irish Independent
See also recent blog: OECD tax boss says OECD tax haven is a victim

Bad Tax Data, Bad Tax Research? Introducing the New Government Revenue Dataset Center for Global Development

Uganda losing more money to tax havens Observer

U.S.: Recent Inversion Wave Brings on Slew of Outrage — What’s Next? Huffington Post

Armed With FATCA, IRS Hunts Offshore Tax Evaders, While Canada Eases Up Forbes

Paris court affirms €1.1 billion bond for UBS swissinfo

Greek Financial Crime Unit Ready to Announce 20 More Lagarde List Names Greek Reporter
See also: Greece asks IMF chief for more information on death threat claims The Guardian

The UK is a ‘tax haven’, whether we like it or not Aol

South Korea’s High-profile Business Owners Under Investigation for Possible Tax Avoidance The Korea Bizwire


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