Links Oct 21

Tax Avoidance report: The case of the Peru gold mine Yanacocha LatinDADD

The Reckoning For Swiss Banks Is Far From Over Business Insider / The Economist

Don’t Soak the Rich The New York Times
“Both conservatives and progressives get things wrong. . . . the better response to income disparity, then, is not to tax the rich more, but to boost revenue over all so that government can invest more, and offer higher quality social insurance programs.”

Colombia and Panama continue to lock horns in tax haven battle Colombia Reports
See also recent blog: Tax haven Panama: it’s time for blacklists and sanctions now

India: Black Money Names Will Embarrass Congress: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to NDTV

Center for Global Development Europe Research Seminar: Taxing Across Borders: Tracking Personal Wealth and Corporate Profits
Event Thursday, October 23, 2014 – 12:30pm to 2:00pm

SSE wins ‘breakthrough’ fair tax award accountingweb
See also earlier blog Energy giant SSE awarded Fair Tax Mark for tax transparency, and What SSE have done to get the Fair Tax Mark Tax Research UK

IFCS group publishes new trust regulation standards STEP
“The Group of International Finance Centre Supervisors (GIFCS) has issued a new standard on the regulation of trust and company service providers (TCSP), emphasising the need to identify the ultimate beneficial owners and beneficiaries of companies and trusts.”

Repatriation Tax: Are We Churchill or Chamberlain? Social Science Research Network

Total: not a penny in tax, but a check from the Treasury of € 80 million Le Parisien (In French)
We would also like to mention, by way of condolence, Total’s CEO Christophe de Margerie having died yesterday in a plane crash in Moscow.

Politico: Inversion Status Roundup Citizens for Tax Justice

The bruised society – a book for tax justice? TJN Germany Blog (In German)


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