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Eurodad – Tax and transparency fact-finding mission

Mopani-Glencore claim to Zambia tax refund cannot be taken seriously Christian Aid

‘Illegal state aid’ and offshore ‘sinners’ in Euro tax probes The ICIJ Global Muckraker

European Commission Action on Ireland and Apple Reinforces Need for Tax Reform in the United States Citizens for Tax Justice

Australian Officials To Investigate Apple, Google, Amazon For Tax Dodges International Business Times

UBS faces fine of up to $6.3 billion in French tax probe Reuters

Country-by-country reporting will be good for the economy – according to PwC Tax Research UK

It’s been a disaster for Jersey to be a tax haven Tax Research UK

Irish Accountants Discuss How To Calculate Effective Tax Rates Tax-News
See also: Enda Kenny: The ‘Double Irish’ tax loophole isn’t our fault and we don’t promote it The Journal

Italians evade 91 billion euros of taxes per year, economy minister says Reuters
See also: Italian Finance Minister Sets Out Anti-Tax Evasion Plan Tax-News

Citizenship-through-investment, a trend in the Caribbean Fox News Latino

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New Report: HMRC’s “Building our Future” programme

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Financial secrecy in football: time for action

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